How to improve your PubMed/MEDLINE searches: 3. advanced searching, MeSH and My NCBI

@article{Fatehi2014HowTI,
  title={How to improve your PubMed/MEDLINE searches: 3. advanced searching, MeSH and My NCBI},
  author={Farhad Fatehi and Leonard C. Gray and Richard Wootton},
  journal={Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare},
  year={2014},
  volume={20},
  pages={102 - 112}
}
Summary Although the basic PubMed search is often helpful, the results may sometimes be non-specific. [] Key Method For indexing the articles in MEDLINE, the NLM uses a controlled vocabulary system called MeSH. This standardised vocabulary solves the problem of authors, researchers and librarians who may use different terms for the same concept. To be efficient in a PubMed search, you should start by identifying the most appropriate MeSH terms and use them in your search where possible. My NCBI is a personal…

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