Published on in Vol 15, No 8 (2013): August

Retrieving Clinical Evidence: A Comparison of PubMed and Google Scholar for Quick Clinical Searches

Retrieving Clinical Evidence: A Comparison of PubMed and Google Scholar for Quick Clinical Searches

Retrieving Clinical Evidence: A Comparison of PubMed and Google Scholar for Quick Clinical Searches

Salimah Z Shariff   1, 2 , BMath, PhD ;   Shayna AD Bejaimal   2 , BMedSc ;   Jessica M Sontrop   1, 2 , PhD ;   Arthur V Iansavichus   2 , MLIS ;   R Brian Haynes   3, 4 , MD, PhD ;   Matthew A Weir   2 , MD ;   Amit X Garg   1, 2, 3 , MD, PhD

1 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University, London, ON, Canada

2 Kidney Clinical Research Unit, Division of Nephrology, Western University, London, ON, Canada

3 McMaster University, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hamilton, ON, Canada

4 Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Corresponding Author:

  • Salimah Z Shariff, BMath, PhD
  • Kidney Clinical Research Unit
  • Division of Nephrology
  • Western University
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