Degree in Health Engineering La Salle Campus Barcelona

Degree in Health Engineering

Lead the technological advances that will define the medicine of the future.

Document research

In the Document Search subject, the stages that make up an information search process based on systematization are explained. You will learn about the most effective tools for your search and the logical operations that each of them offers. Students will work based on the structure of scientific documents, both for their creation and for their efficient use.
Type Subject
Tercer - Obligatoria

Titular Professors

Previous Knowledge

Not required


Students acquire the knowledge and develop the skills indicated below:
1. Identify information needs related to health care.
2. Describe and apply the phases of an information search process.
3. Understand the legal and ethical implications of access and its use.
4. Evaluate the quality of information and sources by critically analyzing it.
5. Present the search results in a structured, clear and appropriate manner, including bibliographic citations, following the criteria of a specific system.


1. Introduction to science.
2. Theoretical and practical foundations for information management through ICT.
3. Bibliographic citation and reference standards.
4. Scientific communication.


The Document Search subject will combine theoretical-practical sessions with a continuous evaluation, which will be composed of various knowledge-integrating activities, such as problem solving, carrying out an entire search process and other continuous evaluation activities. The student will perform practical exercises with which the concepts previously presented will be reviewed.


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Evaluation Criteria

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Basic Bibliography

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Additional Material

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