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Recent PubMed Enhancements Support Searching for Systematic Reviews

Posted by on March 14th, 2019 Tags:

The National Library of Medicine recently added new terminology about systematic reviews to the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). In addition, the PubMed search filter for systematic reviews has been updated. To learn more about these and related changes to MeSH, MEDLINE, and PubMed, visit: 2019 MeSH Highlights: This webinar, presented in January 2019, explained the… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Feb

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New Tools Available for First Responders Involved with Mass Decontamination

Posted by on February 28th, 2019

First responders and emergency managers in the United States now have a science-based chemical decontamination decision tool and updated guidance on how best to decontaminate a massive number of people after chemical exposure. This second edition of the guidance, called Primary Response Incident Scene Management or PRISM, incorporates new scientific evidence on emergency self-decontamination, hair… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Feb

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PubMed Subject Filter Strategies Updated for 2019

Posted by on February 22nd, 2019

PubMed subject filter strategies are reviewed each year to determine if modifications are necessary. Modifications may include revisions due to changes in Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) vocabulary or MEDLINE journals, adding or deleting terms, and changing parts of a strategy to optimize retrieval. The following filter strategies were recently revised: Bioethics Cancer Complementary Medicine Dietary… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Feb

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Changes Coming to NCBI My Bibliography Interface in 2019!

Posted by on February 20th, 2019

As previously announced in October, a new NCBI My Bibliography is coming soon! All users are encouraged to preview the new service and submit feedback. It is safe to try out this new version without affecting anything in existing My Bibliography accounts. The clean, new interface will make managing collections a breeze, and the new… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Healthcare Professionals, NCBI, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Feb

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NLM and Wellcome Complete Partnership to Provide Free Access to Hundreds of Years of Medical Research!

Posted by on February 19th, 2019

The National Library of Medicine and Wellcome have completed their partnership to make thousands of full back issues of historically-significant biomedical journals freely available through the National Institutes of Health life sciences repository PubMed Central (PMC), and through its European counterpart, Europe PMC. The NLM and Wellcome are pleased to report that over two dozen additional… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, NLM Resources, Search Tools

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