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

Coordination

Indexing a "pre-coordinated" MeSH heading which combines two concepts into one:   

Example:

"Staphylococcal pneumonia" is indexed as:

Pneumonia, Staphylococcal     

Rather than:

Pneumonia (or Pneumonia, Bacterial)
Staphylococcal Infections

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