Advanced online search techniques and dedicated search engines for physicians

Yoav Nahum*

*Corresponding author for this work

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In recent years search engines have become an essential tool in the work of physicians. This article will review advanced search techniques from the world of information specialists, as well as some advanced search engine operators that may help physicians improve their online search capabilities, and maximize the yield of their searches. This article also reviews popular dedicated scientific and biomedical literature search engines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-148
Number of pages4
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Information
  • Information specialist
  • Internet
  • Search engines
  • Search operators


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