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The use of PubMed/Medline in psychiatry. 1: Presentation of NLM and PubMed.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16923639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A comprehensive view of the available literature on a psychiatric problem can be found in the large electronic databases. Medline at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in USA is the largest medical database. PubMed is the searchable database at the NLM, having Medline as its major content. PubMed is free of charge, barrier-free and always accessible via the Internet. This paper describes the NLM, Medline and PubMed. The indexing of scientific papers in Medline is based on Medical Subject Headings, the MeSH terms. The hierarchic tree structure of MeSH is the basis of the search and retrieval system. The present paper is the first in a series of three, intended as a tutorial on the use of PubMed for inexperienced users. Information and examples on the MeSH system, together with exercises in its use, are presented in an appendix.
Authors:
Sten S Theander
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nordic journal of psychiatry     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0803-9488     ISO Abbreviation:  Nord J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-22     Completed Date:  2007-01-25     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100927567     Medline TA:  Nord J Psychiatry     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  299-304     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University, Sweden. sten.theander@med.lu.se
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abstracting and Indexing as Topic
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
MEDLINE*
Medical Subject Headings
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)* / history
Psychiatry
PubMed*
United States

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