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Technical Writing - ENC 3241

A composition course focusing on writing for science, technology and healthcare.

Health-Article Search Tips

Select a Health Sciences database and then use these tips to find research articles for your assignments. 

  • Use AND to refine your search and narrow the number of results.  Example: nursing AND shortage

  • To search a phrase, enclose the term in quotation marks. Example: "alternative medicine"

  • To find all possible word endings add *.  Example: infect* finds infects, infected, infection, infecting, etc.

  • Too many results? Search the terms using the Subject drop-down.

  • Still can't find what you need? Email AAL.

Health Sciences Databases

The EFSC Libraries provide access to thousands of full-text magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, electronic books, and digitally streamed video and music content. 


Recommended starting point for allied heath research articles: CINAHL Complete.

Other good options are:

Log in using your EFSC credentials (the username and password you use to get to Canvas).

Health Statistics Websites

Selected Health Sciences eBooks