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This guide is a central location for information regarding PudMed. The guide will be used to create a landing page for general information and link to outside resources to assist with PubMed. The genesis of this project is the upcoming change from the Leg

How do I get to the MeSH database?

‚ÄčMeSH (Medical Subject Headings) is the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) controlled vocabulary thesaurus used for indexing articles in PubMed.

You can go directly to the MeSH Database of controlled vocabulary, or you can add MeSH terms to your searches from within PubMed.

OR you can navigate to the MeSH Database from Pubmed by scrolling down from the search box and looking for the link under Explore.Example screenshot

Or... on the Advanced search page, use the search builder to select the search field MeSH Terms, then enter your search term. Toggle the Show index/Hide index link to view MeSH terms with subheadings.


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