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Medical Subject Headings

Introduction to MeSH - 2011

The following is an introduction to the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) thesaurus, including its use and structure, as well as recent updates and availability of data. For simplest access to MeSH we suggest the MeSH Browser, an interactive Web application for searching and browsing MeSH data.

1. Preface

2. Structure of MeSH

See also Relationships in Medical Subject Headings.

3. Use of MeSH

4. MeSH Vocabulary Changes for 2011

5. Availability of MeSH Data