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Physical Assessment and Diagnosis: PubMed

Finding PubMed with links to search UHN for full text

Finding Diagnosis Research in PubMed


In PubMed, your may perform a search by Clinical Study Category: limits searches by question type or clinical study categories.  One of the categories is diagnosis


Go to the “Clinical Queries” feature available from the PubMed home page at the bottom of the screen.

PubMed Diagnosis Research step 1


Run your search query and from the Clinical Study Categories select the category “Diagnosis”

From the Scope option you may select “broad” - includes relevant citations but probably some less relevant;  or “narrow” - retrieves more precise, relevant citations but less retrieval

Next,  click “See all” to view the results

PubMed Diagnosis research step 2