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30 minute video taking you through the search covered in the following helpsheet. Author: Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian. Last update: 28 September 2016.
Happy with your Medline search strategy and want to translate it into another database? Try SR-Accelerator (Polyglot)
You will always need to check for subject headings that are relevant to each database, but this is a fantastic tool for translating syntax - the commands and punctuation which can differ between databases such as Ovid Medline, CINAHL and the Cochrane Lilbrary.
Ovid Medline: (heart or lung or cardiovascular).ti
CINAHL (EBSCOhost) : (TI heart OR TI lung OR TI cardiovascular)
Cochrane Library: (heart OR lung OR cardiovascular).:ti