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David P. Dillard
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DATABASE SEARCH RESULTS :

DATABASE COMPARISONS :

DATABASES: MEDICAL:

Finding Database Content, Comparisons, Evaluations
and the Nature of Content Shared
in Selected Medical Databases from Database Search Results


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These links may help with this question.  I also believe that the value of
databases is not just determined by the content provided, but also by the
search features of the platform it is found on as finding content is as
important as the content being available in a database.  Search capabilities
are particularly important in the worlds of evidence based, systematic
reviews and the meta-analysis as the quality and thoroughness of search
results for projects involving these.  Expect many false drops in these
results, but there also seems to be a substantial collection of on topic
sources as well.  The first group of links compares Embase with
Pubmed and the second group adds Web of Science and Scopus to the mix.
There will also be comparisons of PubMed to Medline and Pubmed Central
which may be helpful to some users of this post. Methods sections of
publications that discuss specific topics may also provide clues to
comparative database usefulness in searches for the content shared in
those research studies.


Google Scholar
https://tinyurl.com/y8c37oaj

Content Sample

Optimal search strategies for detecting clinically sound prognostic studies in EMBASE: an analytic survey

NL Wilczynski, RB Haynes - Journal of the American Medical …, 2005 - academic.oup.com

… regression approaches to developing search strategies did not improve performance compared
with search … search strategies.17 We would welcome head-to-head comparisons of machine … other
approaches with our new “brute force” strategies in MEDLINE, EMBASE, or other …

Cited by 79 Related articles All 11 versions


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[HTML] Comparison of top-performing search strategies for detecting clinically sound treatment studies
and systematic reviews in MEDLINE and EMBASE

SSL Wong, NL Wilczynski… - Journal of the Medical …, 2006 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

… 2 present top-performing search strategies that allow for meaningful comparisons between
MEDLINE … and MEDLINE filters generally performed a little better than EMBASE filters. Considering
the unique content coverage and search terms available in MEDLINE and EMBASE …

Cited by 92 Related articles All 6 versions


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Should meta-analysts search Embase in addition to Medline?

M Sampson, NJ Barrowman, D Moher… - Journal of clinical …, 2003 - jclinepi.com

… We identified meta-analyses that searched Medline and Embase. A random-effects
weighted mean method was used to estimate the intervention effect in articles indexed
only in Embase compared with those indexed elsewhere …

Cited by 142 Related articles All 8 versions


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[HTML] EMBASE search strategies for identifying methodologically sound
diagnostic studies for use by clinicians and researchers

NL Wilczynski, RB Haynes - BMC medicine, 2005 - bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com
… fail' according to explicit criteria for scientific merit. Candidate search strategies were
run in EMBASE, the retrievals being compared with the hand search data. The
proposed search strategies were treated as "diagnostic tests …

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[HTML] Developing optimal search strategies for detecting
clinically sound treatment studies in EMBASE

SSL Wong, NL Wilczynski… - Journal of the Medical …, 2006 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Compared with the 3-term strategy with the best sensitivity, this represented an absolute increase
in … in indexing practices and thesaurus terms, and use of different search engines) make direct
comparisons of our top-performing treatment filters for EMBASE with those for …

Cited by 152 Related articles All 8 versions


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EMBASE search strategies achieved high sensitivity and specificity
for retrieving methodologically sound systematic reviews

NL Wilczynski, RB Haynes - Journal of clinical epidemiology, 2007 - jclinepi.com

… combinations. Candidate search strategies were run in EMBASE, the retrievals being
compared with the hand search data. The sensitivity, specificity, precision, and
accuracy of the search strategies were calculated. Results …

Cited by 84 Related articles All 8 versions

 

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[HTML] Developing optimal search strategies for detecting
clinically sound and relevant causation studies in EMBASE

RB Haynes, M Kastner… - BMC medical …, 2005 - bmcmedinformdecismak …

Compared with the best sensitivity single-term strategy, "exp general aspects of disease", the
combination strategy resulted in an absolute increase in both sensitivity (19 … Unfortunately, we
were only able to do limited comparisons between EMBASE and MEDLINE …

Cited by 44 Related articles All 8 versions


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Developing optimal search strategies for retrieving clinically relevant
qualitative studies in EMBASE

LA Walters, NL Wilczynski… - Qualitative Health …, 2006 - journals.sagepub.com

… We previously tested similar search strategies in MEDLINE, identifying 49,028 articles from
matching hand searches with downloaded data in MEDLINE, of which 366 (0.75%) were
qualitative, compared to 27,769 articles identified in EMBASE, of …

Cited by 61 Related articles All 6 versions


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Comparison of CINAHL, EMBASE, and MEDLINE databases for the nurse researcher

J Burnham, B Shearer - Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 1993 - Taylor & Francis

… Several studies have compared the coverage of EMBASE and MEDLINE for specific subject^.^-^
A study reported by Grfith, White, Drott, and Saye in 1988 focused on the coverage of six
databases, including MEDLINE and EMBASE, for the literature of medical behavioral …

Cited by 32 Related articles All 4 versions


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Accuracy of physician self-assessment compared
with observed measures of competence: a systematic review

DA Davis, PE Mazmanian, M Fordis, R Van Harrison… - Jama, 2006 - jamanetwork.com

ContextCore physician activities of lifelong learning, continuing medical education credit,
relicensure, specialty recertification, and clinical competence are.

Cited by 1599 Related articles All 17 versions


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[HTML] Optimal search strategies for detecting cost and economic studies in EMBASE

RJ McKinlay, NL Wilczynski… - BMC Health …, 2006 - bmchealthservres.biomedcentral …

… The best evidence currently available from research regarding both cost and economic
comparisons will continue to expand as this … search strategies were developed for economic and
cost studies, then run in the 55 EMBASE journals, the retrievals being compared with the …

Cited by 37 Related articles All 8 versions


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Nicotine dependence versus smoking prevalence: comparisons
among countries and categories of smokers.

KO Fagerström, M Kunze, R Schoberberger… - Tobacco …, 1996 - tobaccocontrol.bmj.com

… Nicotine dependence versus smoking prevalence: comparisons among countries and categories
of smokers … we con- ducted a search of the electronic database EMBASE (formerly Excerpta … the
quitting percentage was higher among less dependent smokers compared with the …

Cited by 367 Related articles All 11 versions


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Identifying randomized controlled trials of cognitive therapy for depression:
comparing the efficiency of Embase, Medline and PsycINFO bibliographic databases

RJD Watson, PH Richardson - Psychology and Psychotherapy …, 1999 - Wiley Online Library

… decrease. It is possible that the low sensitivity of PsycINFO searches, compared with
Embase and Medline, may be offset by PsycINFO's wider coverage of psychiatric and
psycho- logical journals than either Embase or Medline. To …

Cited by 52 Related articles All 5 versions


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Cochrane reviews compared with industry supported meta-analyses
and other meta-analyses of the same drugs: systematic review

AW Jørgensen, J Hilden, PC Gøtzsche - Bmj, 2006 - bmj.com

… reviews in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, issue 1 for drug comparisons …
When we found no match in PubMed, we searched Embase (WebSPIRS 5) (1980 to … recommended
only with reservations.3 As our data were paired, we compared quantitative data …

Cited by 420 Related articles All 22 versions


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The comprehensiveness of Medline and Embase computer searches

J Kleijnen, P Knipschild - Pharmaceutisch weekblad, 1992 - Springer

… Thus, all in all, the Embase search and consequent checking of references yielded 42 … For our
three comparisons, and for the comparisons made by Hofmans [6] (the exhaustive … The yield of
Medline searches as compared with comprehensive reviews or other registers was 17 …

Cited by 96 Related articles All 6 versions



Google Books
https://tinyurl.com/y8698e24


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Drug Information: A Guide to Current Resources - Page 395


Another notable difference between MEDLINE subheadings and EMBASE link terms is that
the latter offer several extras for ... Reference (6.l0), Drug Facts and Comparisons (6.2),
or MEDLINE may sometimes differ from that used in EMBASE.

Anaemia Management in Chronic Kidney Disease: National Clinical ...


Embase 1980–2005 Cochrane 1800–2005 Cinahl 1982–2005 BNI 1985–2005 PAT2 Is the effectiveness
of anaemia ... Medline 1966–2005 correcting anaemia with epoetin alfa compared to RCTs
and comparative Embase 1980–2005 ...

The Evidence Base of Clinical Diagnosis: Theory and Methods of ...

J. André Knottnerus, ‎Frank Buntinx - 2011 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
Compared to MEDLINE Additional publications on nursing and allied health subjects
More document types as sources More ... Name EMBASE and EMBASE ALERT
Excerpta Medica Database Producer Elsevier Science bv, Amsterdam, the ...


Chronic Kidney Disease: National Clinical Guideline for Early ... - Page 3


Systematic reviews, RCTs Medline 1966–2008 Embase 1980–2008 Cochrane 1800–2008
Cinahl 1982–2008 LIPID 1 In ... fibrates, fish oils) decrease cardiovascular disease risk
and all cause mortality compared with placebo or each other?



Google
https://tinyurl.com/y8cqbxz8


Google Domain Limited Search (PUBMED)
https://tinyurl.com/y8dfefzx

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Embase vs. PubMed & MEDLINE - Embase Guide | Guía de Embase ...

https://library.fiu.edu › ... › Embase Guide | Guía de Embase
ADDITIONAL COMPARISONS. Embase ... PubMed, MEDLINE, and Embase all let you
access MEDLINE, the U.S. National Library of ... using the "'Find It @ FIU" icons/links
or by going to the publishers' websites using the "View Full Text" tabs.

Has Embase replaced MEDLINE since coverage expansion?

by MT Lam - ‎2018
Apr 1, 2018 - We hypothesized that studies that used Embase but not MEDLINE ....
time (3 pairs of possible states compared over 2 different intervals of time, ...

Are men difficult to find? Identifying male-specific studies in MEDLINE ...

by F Stewart - ‎2014 - ‎Cited by 8 - ‎Related articles
Jul 18, 2014 - The proposed MEDLINE and Embase filters achieved high sensitivity
and a .... terms and the results were compared to the best performing individual
candidate term. ... [SO] NOT ((women not men) OR (female not male)).tw .....
University of York Available from URL: https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/issg- ...
by X Qi - ‎2013 - ‎Cited by 49 - ‎Related articles
Aug 20, 2013 - For type-I duplicates, reference items were further compared between
index and .... 2) The volume, issue, and page were missing in EMBASE.
Unique content (i.e. records not already identified in MEDLINE, etc.) ...
retrieved from MEDLINE, Embase, and other databases are merged is described here.
Preview the new Cochrane Library website ... Metaxis, on behalf of Cochrane, identify
all the records in PubMed that are indexed ... Identifying Embase RCTs and CCTs for
inclusion in CENTRAL .... ((evaluated or evaluate or evaluating or assessed or assess)
and (compare or compared or comparing or comparison)).ab.
by AM Hildebrand - ‎2012 - ‎Cited by 10 - ‎Related articles
Glomerular disease search filters for Pubmed, Ovid Medline, and Embase: a development
and validation study. Ainslie M Hildebrand†,; Arthur V Iansavichus†, ...
by B Mesgarpour - ‎2012 - ‎Cited by 8 - ‎Related articles
Off-label useInformation retrievalEMBASEMEDLINESensitivity ... We compared the
retrieval performance of each candidate term and combination of ....
((inappropriate us* and indication) not (antibiotic* or antimicrobial)).af. .... has also failed to
provide author's name and had a typo error in start page (202 instead of 201).
by AM Hildebrand - ‎2014 - ‎Cited by 11 - ‎Related articles
Jan 20, 2014 - PubMed, Ovid Medline and Embase can be filtered for articles .... 26],
systematic reviews [27–31], website glossaries and clinician and librarian opinions. ....
with and without the validated filters, compared with the reference standard, .... or dialysis)).mp
OR exp Acute Kidney Injury/ OR ((kidney or renal) adj ...
Page 1 ... Detailed search strategies of PubMed, Scopus, EMBASE, and Web of Science ...
antithrombins) AND TITLE(smoke)) ... P < 0.05 compared to controls.




Google Domain Limited Search (SCIENCEDIRECT)
https://tinyurl.com/yaxwpb9s


PUBMED
https://tinyurl.com/ybbenyf8


PUBMED Central
https://tinyurl.com/yd3ljkkj


TRIP
https://tinyurl.com/y9oorh59


Here is a broader search for comparisons of more databases.


Google Scholar
https://tinyurl.com/y8tplpfo


Google Books
https://tinyurl.com/y7s4ddxz


PUBMED
https://tinyurl.com/yd27carc


TRIP
https://tinyurl.com/y9oatynj


Google
https://tinyurl.com/ydhlcrl4


Google Domain Limited Web Search (PUBMED)
https://tinyurl.com/y8h5e4s7


PUBMED CENTRAL
https://tinyurl.com/y74uc53m

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