PubMed access to biomedical research literature
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|Learn to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's premiere search engine for biomedical literature. More than 18 million citations from life science journals can be searched through this free service. Topics as diverse as medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care and preclinical sciences are covered in PubMed. It is one of NCBI's Entrez databases, and so many many handy tools and links are offered. You can quickly access related information in a variety of fields and can customize your results, for example. Improve the efficiency and accuracy of your searches with simple strategies and tips that you will find in this tutorial.|
- basic, advanced, and Boolean search methods
- additional searching methods like the Entrez Global query and the MeSH query
- tips to understand the visual cues and displays
- to use My NCBI to customize your results and save searches which can be run and emailed regularly
Recent BioMed Central research articles citing this resource
Steins Dax et al., Wearable accelerometry-based technology capable of assessing functional activities in neurological populations in community settings: a systematic review. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation (2014) doi:10.1186/1743-0003-11-36
Soleymanian Atoosa et al., Development and validation of a health belief model based instrument for measuring factors influencing exercise behaviors to prevent osteoporosis in pre-menopausal women (HOPE) Clinical rheumatology and osteoporosis. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2474-15-61
Zairina Elida et al., The effectiveness of non-pharmacological healthcare interventions for asthma management during pregnancy: a systematic review Asthma and allergic disorders. BMC Pulmonary Medicine (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2466-14-46
Michaud Henri-Alexandre et al., Trans-activation, post-transcriptional maturation, and induction of antibodies to HERV-K (HML-2) envelope transmembrane protein in HIV-1 infection. Retrovirology (2014) doi:10.1186/1742-4690-11-10
Silva Diana et al., Off-label prescribing for allergic diseases in children. World Allergy Organization Journal (2014) doi:10.1186/1939-4551-7-4
More about the resource:
PubMed is provided to researchers by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). For decades NLM has collected, organized, and curated biomedical literature and made it searchable. PubMed is continually updated and provides data that are also linked extensively to other NLM and NCBI resources and to many external databases as well.
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