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
Lee Hee-Jin et al., CoMAGC: a corpus with multi-faceted annotations of gene-cancer relations Knowledge-based analysis. BMC Bioinformatics (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2105-14-323
McPake Barbara et al., Removing financial barriers to access reproductive, maternal and newborn health services: the challenges and policy implications for human resources for health. Human Resources for Health (2013) doi:10.1186/1478-4491-11-46
Cruz R Luiza et al., Malaria in South America: a drug discovery perspective. Malaria Journal (2013) doi:10.1186/1475-2875-12-168
Wu W Albert et al., Responsiveness of the MOS-HIV and EQ-5D in HIV-infected adults receiving antiretroviral therapies. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes (2013) doi:10.1186/1477-7525-11-42
Nelson K Elizabeth et al., Ancillary study management systems: a review of needs. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making (2013) doi:10.1186/1472-6947-13-5
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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