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2009 MARCH–APRIL No. 367
March 10, 2009 [posted]

Subject Terms for Indexed Journals Updated

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S ubject Terms are broad Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) that describe the overall coverage of an indexed journal. These terms, which are searchable in the Journals database, have recently been updated as follows:

Changes:   
   
General Surgery  [was Surgery, prior to 2009 MeSH] 
Primary Health Care  [was Family Practice] 
Pulmonary Medicine  [was Pulmonary Disease (Specialty), prior to 2009 MeSH]  
Statistics as Topic  [was Statistics, prior to 2008 MeSH] 
Technology  [was Technology, Medical] 
   
Additions:   
   
Disaster Medicine    
Nanotechnology   

Other edits to adjust various "includes," "see," and "see also" notes were also made.

Subject Terms for Indexed Journals Updated. NLM Tech Bull. 2009 Mar-Apr;(367):e1.

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