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PubMed Searching

Tips for searching NLM PubMed's free database

How to search the MeSH database

The MeSH Database lets you easily search for MeSH terms, use tools like subheadings, and build a search.

Access the MeSH Database by changing the drop down menu from PubMed to MeSH, and search for one concept at a time:

 

 

Adding a MeSH Term to Search Builder

Once you find a MeSH term you'd like to search, add it to the Search Builder. You can then search for more terms in MeSH Database, or Search PubMed.

 

 

What's on a MeSH entry page?