MeSH Changes for 2018

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Medical Subject Headings The MeSH thesaurus is used to index the articles that appear in PubMed. Each year, new terms are added, and older terms are retired or transitioned to newer terms. Here are the latest changes; they may affect how you decide to structure your PubMed searches. This year, there were 474 new descriptors added, 106 terms replaced with more up to date terminology, 7 descriptors deleted, and 1 subheading deleted. Here is a … Read more