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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in MEDLINE®/PubMed®: A Tutorial

Introduction: What is MeSH?

MeSH headings (also called "main headings" or "descriptors") represent concepts found in the biomedical literature.

Examples:

  • Body Weight
  • Kidney
  • Dental Cavity Preparation
  • Self Medication
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Brain Edema
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