Keypoint
  1. 1.

    Exercise 1

    To conduct this exercise within PubMed, please open a second browser window by clicking here.

    1. Find citations to articles about the ethics of liver transplantation.
    2. Check Details to see how the terms are mapped.
    3. Filter to review articles.
    4. Select a few items and add them to the Clipboard.
    5. Go to the Clipboard.
    6. View the selected items in Abstract format to see the assigned MeSH terms.

    When you have finished this exercise, switch back to this window and compare your results with the suggested answer.

  2. 2.

    Exercise 2

    To conduct this exercise within PubMed, please open a second browser window by clicking here.

    Part A.

    In one search, find references about the relationships between circadian rhythms and either cortisol or melatonin in humans. Check that all of your biomedical search terms map to MeSH.

    Part B.

    Find references about heart surgery. Notice how the term is mapped using the Search Details box on your results screen. Using History on the Advanced Search screen, combine this search with the previous search to find references about heart surgery, circadian rhythms and cortisol or melatonin in humans.

    When you have finished this exercise, switch back to this window and compare your results with the suggested answer.

  3. 3.

    Exercise 3 (MeSH Database)

    To conduct this exercise within PubMed, please open a second browser window by clicking here.

    Use the MeSH Database to build a strategy that will find MEDLINE (indexed) citations to articles about schizophrenia resulting from prenatal exposure to influenza. Schizophrenia and influenza should be the major topics of the articles.

    When you have finished this exercise, switch back to this window and compare your results with the suggested answer.

  4. 4.

    Exercise 4 - Finding Specific Citations

    To conduct this exercise within PubMed, please open a second browser window by clicking here.

    This exercise is in two parts. Use the search box, the Single Citation Matcher or Advanced Search and the information below to find the citations.

    Part A:
    I think the article was published in 2000 in the New England Journal of Medicine. It is about using a hip protector to prevent hip fractures.

    Click here to see the suggested answer.

    Part B:
    I want to see all of the citations from Volume 5, issue 4 of PLoS Pathogens.

    Click here to see the suggested answer.

    Location
    Folder name
    研究基本功
    Author
    賴亮全
    Branch
    賴亮全教授
    Created
    2019-06-26 13:37:29
    Last Updated
    2019-06-26 14:03:56
    Source
    https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmedtutorial/090_030.html