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Stage 2: Developing the Search: Anatomy of a Search Strategy

Anatomy of a Search Strategy

Before going forward, you may want a clearer idea of what a search strategy looks like. Broken down, this is what a (particularly short) search strategy looks like.

Research question: Does weight-bearing exercise reduce the likelihood of fractures in older women with osteoarthritis?

For examples of search strategies from published studies, click on the internet icon beside the provided reference: