Clinical Queries are search tools designed to retrieve targeted results to clinical questions. Access clinical queries from the PubMed home page under the Find menu (shown below).
There are 3 search filters available from this page:
Enter your term(s) and click Search. You may choose your Category, Scope or Topic. The first 5 retrieved citations are displayed. Scroll down to view the next image.
The Clinical Study Categories are a specialized set of queries designed for clinicians. They are based on research done by R. Brian Haynes, M.D., Ph.D. at McMaster University in Canada.
Five study categories or filters are provided:
Two scope filters are provided:
Clinical Queries: Medical Genetics Searches
This feature finds citations related to various topics in medical genetics. These filters were developed in conjunction with the staff of GeneReviews: Genetics Disease Online Reviews at GeneTests, University of Washington, Seattle.
Seven topics or filters are provided:
If you are researching the clinical aspect of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis,
Enter the search terms: gene therapy for cystic fibrosis in the search box and click on the Search button. Then, select the category and scope as follow:
The search result in medical genetic includes all of the topics by default. However, the image below displays the search result filtered with Diagnosis.