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
Thombs D Brett et al., There are no randomized controlled trials that support the United States Preventive Services Task Force guideline on screening for depression in primary care: a systematic review. BMC Medicine (2014) doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-13
Abdollahi Mohammad et al., The urge to publish more and its consequences. DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2014) doi:10.1186/2008-2231-22-53
van Vliet Danique et al., Single amino acid supplementation in aminoacidopathies: a systematic review. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases (2014) doi:10.1186/1750-1172-9-7
Antonaci Fabio et al., The evolution of headache from childhood to adulthood: a review of the literature. The Journal of Headache and Pain (2014) doi:10.1186/1129-2377-15-15
Choi Inho et al., A new era for the Journal of Animal Science and Technology. Journal of Animal Science and Technology (2014) doi:10.1186/2055-0391-56-1
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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