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
Zhang Yuru et al., Comparative genomics and functional study of lipid metabolic genes in Caenorhabditis elegans Comparative and evolutionary genomics. BMC Genomics (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-164
Inoue Shigeaki et al., Accuracy of blood-glucose measurements using glucose meters and arterial blood gas analyzers in critically ill adult patients: systematic review. Critical Care (2013) doi:10.1186/cc12567
Nazarzadeh Milad et al., Determination of the social related factors of suicide in Iran: a systematic review and meta-analysis Health behavior, health promotion and society. BMC Public Health (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-4
Chang Xuhong et al., Health effects of exposure to nano-TiO 2 : a meta-analysis of experimental studies Regular submissions. Nanoscale Research Letters (2013) doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-51
Khan Adeel Ahmed et al., Interventions to reduce neonatal mortality from neonatal tetanus in low and middle income countries - a systematic review Global health. BMC Public Health (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-322
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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