MEDLINE Indexing Online Training Course
Category K - Humanities
History occurs in the MeSH vocabulary as both the MeSH heading HISTORY and as the subheading /history. Reserve the MeSH heading HISTORY for general articles on the concept of history or for history as a field or discipline. Use the subheading /history with a specific MeSH term to indicate an historical aspect of that term.
History as part of the undergraduate medical curriculum
*EDUCATION, MEDICAL, UNDERGRADUATE
HISTORY as an IM concept is very rare. The subheading /history is used much more frequently.
Specific historical time periods are treed under the general term HISTORY.
Last Reviewed: March 10, 2015