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Embase Guide | Guía de Embase

A guide to using Embase with a walkthrough tutorial exercise and other resources. Incluye instrucciones en español.

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Barbara M. Sorondo, FIU Libraries

This LibGuide is provided with an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons license, unless otherwise noted. If you would like to reuse any part of this LibGuide for noncommercial educational or instructional purposes, please contact and credit the guide's creator, Barbara M. Sorondo, Health Sciences Librarian at the FIU Libraries, or the original content creator as noted, and include a link to the source.

Welcome to the Embase Guide | Bienvenidos a la Guía de Embase

Welcome to the FIU Libraries' Embase LibGuide. This guide will help you learn how to use Embase, a biomedical database with over 35 million records and a strong focus on drugs and pharmacology, medical devices, clinical medicine, and basic science relevant to clinical medicine. Embase includes all 30 million records indexed by MEDLINE, plus over 6 million records and 2,500 journals not currently covered by MEDLINE.

Bienvenidos a la guía de Embase creado por las bibliotecas de FIU. Embase es una base de datos que contiene más de 35 millones de citas en las áreas de farmacología, aparatos médicos, la medicina clínica, y  las ciencias básicas relevantes para la medicina clínica. Incluye las 30 millones de citas de MEDLINE además de más de 2,500 de publicaciones no incluídas actualmente en MEDLINE.

Recent Updates

Embase recently added a PICO search option. Now you can easily conduct a search by patient/population, intervention, comparison, and outcome in Embase. Access the PICO search option by clicking on the link below or hovering over the "Search" menu in the toolbar located at the top of Embase.

Before You Begin...

Checkpoint: Database Basics

Do you know how and when to use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT), parentheses, quotations marks, and asterisks in your search phrases?


Are You Using This Database for a Systematic Review?

See the guides below for step-by-step instructions on conducting systematic reviews and using other recommended health sciences databases.