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  • Quotation marks: search for an exact phrase to narrow results.

Search: medical error

Conducting this search without quotation marks retrieves results with those two words anywhere in the document.

Search: "medical error"

Conducting this search with quotation marks retrieves results only with that exact phrase

  • Asterisk (*): searches for all endings to a word.

Search: Mexic*

This search will retrieve results with Mexico, Mexican, and Mexicans.

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