Phrase searching in PubMed
Problem: you want to search PubMed for a phrase like text messaging, but the phrase keeps getting broken up.
Solution: when searching for phrases:
• Search the phrase first without quotes or search tags.
• Check Search details to see how the search was translated.
• Use quotes (” “) when your phrase is broken apart.
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Using quotes work really well when you are looking for a specific article title!