Phrase Searching " "
Hit or Miss Search: turning patients = 136 results.
Reaching a turning point - how patients in forensic care describe trajectories of recovery. Olsson, H., Strand, S., & Kristiansen, L. (2014).
Phrase Search: "turning patients" (causes most search engines to look for results where the search terms appear in sequence) = 17 results
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Search: turning OR repositioning
Results contain sources with EITHER of those search terms.
Search: turning AND "bed sores"
Results contain sources with BOTH of those terms
Search: "pressure ulcers" NOT "bed sores"
Results contain sources mentioning "pressure ulcers" WITHOUT "bed sores"
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Truncation and Wild Cards
Truncation symbols, typically the * or ?, allow for you to search for variations of a root word.
Wildcards, typically the #, look for all possible variations of a letter in a single position within a word.
Woman, Women, Womyn