Avetis / A Guide to the Literature Search in Medical Informatics
August 24, 2023

A Guide to the Literature Search in Medical Informatics

Lynn Kysh

Lynn Kysh is a health sciences librarian with 10 years of experience. She received her Master of Library & Information Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), in 2012. After working as an informational services librarian at the University of Southern California (USC) and acting as a liaison to the Keck School of Medicine for over 5 years, she went on to complete her Master of Public Policy from UCLA in 2020.

Lynn is currently the solo librarian at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and a member of CHLA’s Institute for Nursing and Interprofessional Research. Her responsibilities include investigating the value of health humanities, conducting systematic and scoping reviews, teaching evidence-based practice, and developing policies using social epidemiological methods.

Venue: Video Conference via Zoom
Time: 20:00-21:00 Yerevan time

Formulate an answerable clinical/research question using PICO as a guide
Describe how Boolean operators function in a search strategy
Pair a research question with the appropriate study type
Search for journal articles in PubMed effectively using keywords or Medical Subject Headings

Presentation Slides: Presentation slides: Seeking Informatics Literture