Advanced PubMed: MeSH
This class covers several advanced concepts in the use of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for searching via PubMed. Topics include annual updates to MeSH, the effective use of subheadings, free floating subheadings, and examples of commonly confused terms. This course is intended for those with at least beginning knowledge of PubMed and MeSH.
The class is worth 1.5 hours of MLA CE credit.
What happens when MeSH terms are updated?
Commonly Confused Subheadings
Which Filters restrict to MEDLINE citations?
Free Float a Subheading
Class Handout (PDF) Updated July 2017