"SUMSearch simultaneously searches for original studies, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines from multiple sources. Searches for studies are revised up to 6 times as needed, while guidelines and systematic reviews may be revised once each. Results from PubMed, Dare, and NGC are merged and sorted. As SUMSearch executes live searches of external websites in response to your query, SUMSearch is always up-to-date.
Changes from v1: 1) faster; 2) search strategies are validated; 3) automated summaries are provided as well as bilbiometric markers of article quality; 4) Guidelines from PubMed and National Guidelines Clearinghouse are merged into one list sorted by year of publication, 5) systematic reviews from DARE and PubMed are merged into one list and sorted by year of publication.
History: SUMSearch is written by Bob Badgett was first online as "Medical SmartSearch" in October, 1998. SUMSearch was moved to SUMSearch 2 in August, 2010."--website. Bob Badgett is associated with the Univ. of Kansas.