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Ultrasound Echocardiography Sonography: Class agenda

This guide has been designed to assist students enrolled in RIT's Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) Program including the DMSO 460 Admin & Res in Sonography course.. Students should periodically check this guide for course assignment resource

Class Agenda


  1. Information types
  2. Library databases at library.rit.edu :
  3. Library Service IDS - Need to register to order free full text articles
  4. Citing demo with Google Scholar, databases
  5.  Zotero tutorials https://infoguides.rit.edu/zotero/tutorials

 Assistance available via appointment calendar: https://rit.libcal.com/appointments?u=60948


  • Look for original research (primary source) articles, Systematic reviews or  Review articles or Random control trials.
  • Frame your search using PICO.
  • Suggested sources to use for topics:
  1. Pubmed: Systematic Reviews, Random controlled trials(RCT), reviews 
  2. GoogleScholar: use keywords with "systematic reviews" or "Random controlled trials",RCT 
  3. Uptodate: background info for your introduction or summary, take a look at the journal article references
  4. Web of Science (most cited research/paper/author)
  5.  Use the MORE App or DOI when requesting fulltext journals, similar articles reminders





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