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The National Institutes of Health is launching the first phase of a pilot project designed to test the viability of making preprints resulting from NIH-funded research searchable in PubMed Central (PMC), a widely-used digital archive of full-text articles and, by extension, discoverable in PubMed, a database containing more than 30 million citations and abstracts of… Read More »
Tags: Evidence-Based Practice
The Using PubMed in Evidence-Based Practice tutorial is available now from the PubMed Online Training page on the NLM Web site. This tutorial was created to help clinicians, including nurses and allied health professionals, develop a clinical question using the PICO framework and efficiently find relevant biomedical literature using PubMed. The tutorial was designed to… Read More »
The World Health Organization is gathering the latest international multilingual scientific findings and knowledge on COVID-19 into a database, which has been available since January 26. A more powerful search interface was just launched on April 14. The majority of citations referenced are published journal articles. The global literature cited in the WHO COVID-19 database… Read More »
In March 2020, five new Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Supplementary Concept Records (SCR Class 2-Protocol) were added to the 2020 MeSH Browser in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID-19 diagnostic testing COVID-19 drug treatment COVID-19 serotherapy COVID-19 vaccine LAMP assay These SCRs first appeared in the MeSH export files available on March 26 and March… Read More »
Preprints—scholarly manuscripts posted by the author(s) to openly accessible platforms, usually before peer review—are gaining increased attention as a means for rapid dissemination of scientific research results. NLM is preparing to launch a pilot project to test the viability of making preprints resulting from NIH-funded research available via PubMed Central. Lessons learned from the pilot… Read More »