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MeSH Subject Headings
MeSH is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary used for indexing articles for MEDLINE/PubMed. It provides a consistent way to retrieve information that may use different terminology for the same concepts.
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With full-text for the top nursing and allied health literature and indexing for thousands of additional journals and documents, this database covers a wide range of topics including biomedicine, alternative and complementary medicine, and consumer health. Contains evidence-based care sheets and research reports.
A collection of several medical databases that provide information on evidence-based health care decision making. Includes the Cochrane Reviews, which summarize and interpret the results of medical research. With protocols, technology assessments, and economic evaluations.
Provides indexing and abstracting for leading nursing and healthcare journals, with many articles in full-text. Topics include alternative and complimentary medicine, cytology, nutrition, oncology, pediatric care, pharmacology, public health, and radiology. Also includes full-text dissertations representing scholarship in nursing and related fields.
Provides citations and abstracts to life sciences journals and online books, with links to additional relevant websites. Coverage includes the fields of biomedicine and health, the behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering.
Database of journal articles and books, many of which are in full-text, as well as multimedia presentations. Includes Evidence Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR), care plans, diagnosis tools and tests, and Cochrane topic reviews. Simultaneous user limit: 3.
Integrates articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines, newsletters, reference works, and multimedia. With international news coverage and concise topical overviews.
Tips & Tricks
Tips & Tricks
When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example:
basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search
for a phrase.
Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this: