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Guide, Quick Tours and Tutorials:
The official PubMed help guide includes FAQs, a Quick Start guide, and detailed instructions.
PubMed Quick Tours
Brief animated tutorials with audio for using PubMed.
A PubMed course created by the National Library of Medicine.
Useful PubMed Tools:
Find the medical subject headings PubMed uses, see medical definitions, synonyms and related terms, and more.
Free-text, natural language-based PubMed search.
PICO PubMed Search
Search PubMed using PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome).
PubMed is used mainly to locate scholarly articles in the fields of medicine and the health sciences. You can use PubMed to conduct searches (whether simple or comprehensive), match citations, and much more.
Step 1: Learn to speak PubMed's language with mesh
Step 2: Use filters to fine-tune your search