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Nursing Resources

OVID Medline Search Strings

Nurse
1. Exp Nursing/
2. nurs*.ti,ab,kf.
3. 1 OR 2

Nurse practitioner
1. Nurse Practitioners/
2. (nurse* adj practitioner*).ti,ab,kf.
3. Advanced Practice Nursing/
4. advanc* practice nurse*.ti,ab,kf.
5. Nurse Clinicians/
6. (nurse* adj (clinician* or clinical*)).ti,ab,kf.
7. 1 OR 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5 OR 6

Nursing staff
1. Exp Nursing Staff/
2. (nurs* adj2 (personnel* or aide* or staff*)).ti,ab,kf.
3. 1 OR 2

Fall prevention
1.  Accidental falls/
2.  (Fall* adj3 (prevent* or risk* or reduc*)).ti,ab.
3.  1 OR 2

Critical/intensive care
1. Critical Care/ or exp Intensive Care Units/
2. ICU.ti,ab,kf.
3. intens* care* unit*.ti,ab,kf

Evidence-based practice and nursing 
1. Nursing/
2. nurs*.ti,ab,kf.
3. 1 or 2
4. Evidence-based practice/
5. evidence-base* practice*.ti,ab,kf.
6. 4 or 5 
7. 3 AND 6

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