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Looking for reliable clinical studies? Try PubMed's Clinical Queries search option to locate evidence-based practice citations. Clinical Queries is divided into 3 sections:
1. Clinical Studies searches use-preset filters which allow you to quickly locate articles on etiology, diagnosis, prognosis and therapy of diseases.
Clinical Studies offers five clinical study categories to choose from:
2. Systematic Reviews cover a broad set of articles that build consensus on biomedical topics. Locate reviews on clinical trials, guidelines, meta-
analyses, consensus development conferences.
3. Medical Genetics searches find citations and abstracts related to various topics in medical genetics.