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Norecopa - Literature Search: Home

Start page for Norecopa AGM 24 May 2016

How to construct a literature search

Research Question 1: Probiotics

In animal models for acute pancreatitis what is the effect of probiotic supplementation on harmful effects?

Search Component 1
animal models: 9 votes (40.91%)
animals: 13 votes (59.09%)
Total Votes: 22
Search Component 2
acute pancreatitis: 4 votes (30.77%)
pancreatitis: 9 votes (69.23%)
Total Votes: 13
Search Component 3
probiotic supplementation: 1 votes (7.69%)
probiotics: 12 votes (92.31%)
Total Votes: 13
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harmful effects: 0 votes (0%)
effect: 9 votes (56.25%)
neither: 7 votes (43.75%)
Total Votes: 16

Select search terms for title/abstract search

Entry terms in the MeSH Database (PubMed) represent synonyms for a certain topic.
If you would like to perform a comprehensive search on the topic 'mice' which terms would you choose?

Entry terms in PubMed (for Mice[MeSH])
mus, mouse, mice: 12 votes (63.16%)
house mice, mus domesticus, swiss mouse: 1 votes (5.26%)
all: 5 votes (26.32%)
none: 1 votes (5.26%)
Total Votes: 19

Research Question 2: Omega 3 Fatty Acids

In animal models for Alzheimer’s Disease what is the effect of supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids on cognition and neurodegeneration?

Search Component 1
animal models: 5 votes (38.46%)
animals: 8 votes (61.54%)
Total Votes: 13
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Alzheimer's disease: 2 votes (20%)
Alzheimer('s): 8 votes (80%)
Total Votes: 10
Search Component 3
omega 3 fatty acids supplementation: 1 votes (10%)
omega 3 fatty acids: 9 votes (90%)
Total Votes: 10
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cognition: 1 votes (12.5%)
neurodegeneration: 4 votes (50%)
neither: 3 votes (37.5%)
Total Votes: 8