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NRS Search Strategies : Search menu limiters

Limiters

In addition to keywords, there are many other ways to limit your search. In an advanced search in CINAHL (Before you click search), you'll see a lot of options scrolling down the page. Here are some of the important ones.

Journal Subset:

This option allows you to restrict to Nursing jounal collections only.

Geographic Subset:

Restricts you to a geographic locale, like the United States. This controls the location where journals are PUBLISHED, so you'll still get overseas topics and authors.

Evidence-Based Practice:

This restricts to all articles based on observable data, frequently quantitative research studies. These tend to be peer-reviewed by default.

Published Date:

Here are some other useful limiters: