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Broad Subject Terms for Indexed Journals Updated

Subject Terms for Indexed Journals Updated. NLM Tech Bull. 2012 Nov-Dec;(389):b5.

2012 December 12 [posted]

Broad Subject Terms are MeSH headings that describe the overall coverage of an indexed journal. These terms, which are also searchable in the NLM Catalog database, have recently been updated as follows:


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
[was Physical Medicine]


[now included as part of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation]


Computational Biology – includes bioinformatics and systems biology
[mostly previously included as part of Biology]

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

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