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Medical Subject Headings

A standard set of keyboarding terms used by the US National Library of Medicine to Index Medicus and Medline.
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Med·i·cal Sub·ject Head·ings

(MeSH) (med'i-kăl sŭb'jekt hed'ings)
A huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. Created and updated by the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), it is used by the MEDLINE article database and by NLM's catalog of book holdings. MeSH can be browsed and downloaded free of charge on the Internet; a printed version is published once a year.
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Please join the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office for two events in January 2019, introducing you to 2019 Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) and teaching you how to adjust to MeSH changes in your PubMed searches and alerts.
To address this issue we studied the new Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) edited by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
The medical subject heading definition of hemolysis used by the National Library of Medicine is "destruction of erythrocytes...." (2) Some authors have restricted its use to red cells only (erythrolysis) while others have used it to cover all blood cells (pancytolysis).
Evidence of the deleterious effects of poor lifestyle choices in the area of nutrition and physical activity may be observed based on many factors, including the addition of the medical subject heading (MESH) Metabolic Syndrome Xin 2002.
Other improvements include additional revisions to indexing fields, such as newly added taxonomical terms, revised biosystematic codes, and revised mapping of Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) disease terms.
LocatorPlus and PubMed employ the Medical Subject Heading indexing vocabulary which is less specific for the interdisciplinary concerns of bioethics than the vocabulary used by Bioethicsline.
Studies from the MEDLINE database were identified using a title search for the key word "toenail," and medical subject heading searches combining "onychomycosis" and "therapy." Of these, only studies that used both clinical (morphologic) and mycologic (potassium hydroxide preparation and culture) cure as an end point were included in the analysis.
Values will now be applied as appropriate for this attribute in citations indexed for MEDLINE to provide documentation of the method by which the set of Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) indexing terms was determined for a citation.
Data bases such as Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) improves the key words used by authors.6
In December 2016, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) established the MeSH (Medical Subject Heading) Indexing Assessment Project to evaluate the impact on users of assigning MeSH terms to MEDLINE citations, a process referred to as MEDLINE indexing.
La palabra "Bibliometrics" como palabra clave --o termino MeSH (Medical Subject Heading), como se los conoce en como se los conoce en Heading Medline--solo vino a ser introducida en 1990.
The Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications used Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) tools to further analyze search logs and created a ranked list of search terms organized by NLM's Medical Subject Heading (MESH) vocabulary (McCray, Loane, Browne, & Bangalore, 1999).

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