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

Introduction: What is MeSH?

This brief tutorial is designed to help you:

  • Understand the purpose and structure of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and
  • Use MeSH to search MEDLINE®/PubMed® for medical literature and information.

Click Next Page to page through the tutorial, or select a topic of interest using the navigation menu to the left.

See also the video Branching Out: The MeSH Vocabulary and the Searching Drugs or Chemicals in PubMed tutorial.

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