What's New for 2016 MeSH

2015/12/10     來源:NLM閱讀原文

MeSH is the National Library of Medicine controlled vocabulary thesaurus which is updated annually. NLM uses the MeSH thesaurus to index articles from thousands of biomedical journals for the MEDLINE/PubMed database and for the cataloging of books, documents, and audiovisuals acquired by the Library.
Overview of Vocabulary Development and Changes for 2016 MeSH
438 Descriptors added
17 Descriptor terms replaced with more up-to-date terminology
9 Descriptors deleted
1 Qualifier (Subheading) deleted
Totals by Type of Terminology
27,883 Descriptors
87,028 Descriptor entry terms
82 Qualifiers
230,872 Supplementary Concept Records