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Search Strategy Used to Create the PubMed History of Medicine Filter

Return to PubMed Subject Filters

This strategy was created by the NLM History of Medicine Division to facilitate searching for subjects in the history of medicine. This subset can also be used in a search as history [sb].

     Example: anthrax AND history [sb]

Strategy last modified February 2012.

historical article [pt] 
OR biography [pt] 
OR jsubsetq 
OR jsubsetqis 
OR history [mh] 
OR history [sh] 
OR (jsubsetom AND history [all fields]) 
OR (history [ti] 
OR historical [ti] 
OR histories [ti] 
OR history's [ti] 
OR historian [ti] 
OR historians [ti] 
OR historian's [ti] 
OR historians' [ti] 
OR historic [ti] 
OR historical [ti] 
OR historically [ti]) 
(case history [ti] 
OR case histories [ti] 
OR patient history [ti] 
OR patient histories [ti] 
OR family history [ti] 
OR family histories [ti] 
OR case reports [ti] 
OR case report [ti] 
OR case studies [ti] 
OR case study [ti])

PubMed Subset Strategies Page

Last Reviewed: February 20, 2019