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The Importance of Literature Review.
Various databases for various peer-reviews researches and journal articles.

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Searching for literature review

  1. 1. SESSION 3 Searching for Literature Review Facilitator: Dr. Hiba Hamid BDS (LCMD, KU), MSPH (JSMU)
  2. 2. OVERVIEW • Review of the course so far • Basic components of a research proposal • Importance of literature review • Sources of literature • Searching for literature using PubMed
  3. 3. REVIEW YOUR RESEARCH QUESTIONS??? • FINER criteria
  4. 4. Basic Components of a Research Proposal
  5. 5. IMPORTANCE OF A LITERATURE REVIEW • The ability to review, and to report on relevant literature is a key academic skill. • Situates your research focus within the context of the wider academic community in your field. • Reports your critical review of the relevant literature. • Identifies a gap within that literature that your research will attempt to address. • It is an important showcase of your talents of: understanding, interpretation, analysis, clarity of thought, synthesis, and development of argument. • The process of conducting and reporting your literature review can help you clarify your own thoughts about your study and can also establish a framework within which to present and analyze the findings. • After reading your literature review, it should be clear to the reader that you have up to date awareness of the relevant work of others, and that the research question you are asking is relevant.
  6. 6. HELPS BUILD THE RATIONALE OF YOUR RESEARCH
  7. 7. SOURCES OF LITERATURE Peer Reviewed Articles Online Databases e.g. - PUBMED - COCHRANE LIBRARY - PAKMEDINET Reports/Articles WebPages of International and National Health Organizations e.g. WHO, Ministry of Health Books Libraries
  8. 8. Grewal A, Kataria H, Dhawan I. Literature search for research planning and identification of research problem. Indian journal of anaesthesia. 2016 Sep;60(9):635.
  9. 9. SEARCHING FOR LITERATURE ON PUBMED
  10. 10. BOOLEAN OPERATORS AND CHLORHEXIDINE DENTAL CARIES OR DENTAL CARIES DENTAL CARIES TOOTH WEAR
  11. 11. NOT DENTAL CARIES DENTAL EROSION
  12. 12. ACTIVITY TIME!
  13. 13. THANK YOU! ANY QUESTIONS?

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