Answered By: Sara Fillbrandt
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2024     Views: 10

  1.  Start by logging in to CINAHL.

  2.  Enter your topic keywords into the search boxes. DO NOT click Search yet!

  3.  Down below the advanced search boxes, you will find a list of filters for your search.
    Screenshot of the advanced search landing page in CINAHL. Includes three text entry boxes for keywords/terms, and below shows Filters starting with Full Text, References Available, and Abstract Available.

  4. Scroll down past the Full Text, Publication Date, Author, Publication, and Clinical Queries sections until you see the check boxes for "First Author is Nurse", "Any Author is Nurse". Check the appropriate box for your assignment.
    Screenshot of filters in CINAHL showing boxes checked next to First Author is Nurse and Any Author is Nurse.

  5. Check any other boxes or add any additional filters that are needed/required for your search, then scroll back up to your keywords and click the "Search" button to see your results. 


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