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Finding Survey Instruments and Questionnaires: Abstract Nested "OR" Search

Search Using Abstracts (field) Nested "OR" Strategy

Nested "OR" Abstract searching retrieves the smallest results of the nested strategies recommended for this database. 


To nested "OR" Abstract-search CINAHL Complete for instruments,

1) Enter your topic search terms (variables you hope to measure) in the first search box



2) In the next search box, enter the following search strategy:

Survey* OR Questionnaire* OR Scale* OR Inventor* OR "Interview Schedule*"



3) In the adjacent drop down menu (to the strategy you just entered) scroll down and select (click to highlight) AB Abstract.



4) Click the Search button to initiate the search.