LILACS database | definition of LILACS database by Medical dictionary
LILACS database (lī′laks″) [Abbrev. of Portuguese Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde, Latin American and Caribbean Literature on Health Sciences ]
A registry of health science and technical literature maintained by the Latin American and Caribbean Health Science Information Center.
References in periodicals archive
includes more than 700,000 articles about clinical trials, cohort studies, and systematic reviews published in over 880 journals in Latin America and the Caribbean since 1986.
The same limitations where also observed in Lilacs database
. Available: http://bases.bireme.br/cgi-bin/wxislind.exe/iah/online/?IsisScript=iah/iah.xis&base=LILACS&lang=i&form=F [accessed 15 August 2007].
The search strategy in the Google Scholar, MEDLINE-Pubmed, ScienceDirect, SciELO and LILACS databases
found a total of 1355 items associated with the searched terms, of which only 5 articles and 3 theses met the selection criteria applied.