PICO Linguist and BabelMeSH: Development and Partial Evaluation of Evidence-based Multilanguage Search Tools for MEDLINE/PubMed

@article{Fontelo2007PICOLA,
  title={PICO Linguist and BabelMeSH: Development and Partial Evaluation of Evidence-based Multilanguage Search Tools for MEDLINE/PubMed},
  author={Paul A. Fontelo and Fang Liu and Sergio Leon and Abrahamane Anne and Michael J. Ackerman},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2007},
  volume={129 Pt 1},
  pages={817-21}
}
PICO Linguist and BabelMeSH are multilanguage search tools intended for users whose native language is not English. A database of medical terms was created using concept identification equivalents of English terms to other languages. The primary sources of vocabularies were UMLS, MeSH, WHO EMRO and UMLF. The search interface changes according to the language selected which allows search terms to be entered in the native language. The user can limit the search output according to the language of… CONTINUE READING