Hints and Tips for Viewing your Results in Cinahl

Cinahl is a nursing specialist database that can help you to find good quality articles and evidence. Once you have run a search you can view the list of articles returned.

Page Options
You can arrange your results in different formats on the page. For example, show up to 50 articles on one page to avoid a lot of paging; include the abstract so that you can check whether the article is about your topic quickly.
Screen-shot of the Cinahl Page Options


Sort Options
You can sort your results on the page by most recent date – click the Relevance link for sort options.

View Full-text
To view the full-text click the PDF Full Text link if it is available. If there is no direct link to the full text of an article, check our Journals A - Z to find out if we subscribe to that journal title from another database.

Screen-shot of Cinahl search results

For more help using Cinahl try our etutorial Using Cinahl.

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