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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)


Confused about which terms to search?  Tried searching terms you thought described your research interest, only to get screwey, off-target results?  Try searching with Medical Subject Heading, or MeSH terms.  MeSH terms are a controlled vocabulary used to describe medical topics across many article databases in the health sciences field.  The brief video and tutorial below are both designed to help you: 1) understand the purpose and structure of the MeSH terms and 2) use MeSH to search for medical literature and information.

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