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College of Rehabilitation Sciences: OT 7752

Guide for OT, PT, RT, and MSc Rehab


Select the tutorial to view to find information, searching instructions, and documents to help you develop your search.

  1. Overview of search process (1 video)
  2. Protocols and Search Maps (4 slides: overview, 2 videos, 1 PDF)
  3. Record Keeping (4 slides: overview, 2 videos, 1 webpage)
  4. Searching (9 slides, 5 videos, 3 resource slides)
  5. Database Translation (2 slides, 1 video)
  6. Record Management (1 video, 1 slide)


Covidence - email Hal, include name of project, full name and email for everyone in group

Preparing for the Meeting

To arrange a meeting you must complete the following steps, if these are not all completed prior to the meeting the meeting will be re-scheduled.

  1. Have a searchable question
  2. Have a completed search map 
  3. Have a completed protocol (see Tools for protocol template)
  4. Identify subject heading for each concept
  5. Complete a search in OVID Medline, either save that search or print the search history
  6. Come with a bibliography of at least two articles that answers your question

Book the meeting by selecting Hal Loewen on this page

At the meeting we will:

  1. Review of your search question and search map
  2. Review of the articles found
  3. Talk about execution of the search
  4. Discuss additional databases to search, (if needed)