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Welcome to the Nursing and Allied Health subject guide!
Looking for information about trends and issues in nursing? Need a medical dictionary? [Stedman's] Need help finding peer-reviewed articles regarding health issues? These and many other questions can be answered with the aid of the resources located in your Nursing LibGuide.
Medical Subject Headings [MeSH]
MeSH is the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus.
As nursing students you should become familiar with the medical vocabularies used in peer-reviewed journal. MeSH is a valuable tool and should be part of your working toolkit. Using MeSH terms will aid in finding useful articles for your research.
The MeSH thesaurus is used by National Library of Medicine (NLM) for indexing articles from 5,400 of the world's leading biomedical journals for the MEDLINE®/PubMED® database which is availble in your library.