Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences


Evidence in public health has been distributed in heterogeneous sources ranging from well-controlled studies to qualitative researches. Conducting searches in public health reviews is exhaustive than the clinical reviews. Public health interventions uses a wider framework in defining the effectiveness of any strategies that are used. Hence evidence based decision making becomes more complex and to have a better understanding of the literature wider use of search strategy is essential which makes it more complex. This paper aims at describing the challenges and steps involved in developing effective search strategies in identifying the complexities of public health reviews.

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