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CINAHL subject headings

CINAHL subject headings

alphabetical list, tree structures, 1985.

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Published by Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature in Glendale, CA .
Written in English


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FIS Library copy bound with Cumulative index to nursing & allied health literature, vol. 30.

The Physical Object
Pagination206 p.
Number of Pages206
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Open LibraryOL15077828M

  CINAHL also includes health care books, nursing dissertations, standards of professional practice, nurse practice acts and educational software. CINAHL® subject headings are used to index the literature contained in the database. These subject headings were developed to reflect the terminology used by nursing and the allied health professionals. Structured subject headings in CINAHL follow MeSH terms and keyword searches, and there are options to limit searches based on the type of journal, publication type, date/range of publication, language, age group, and geographic area of study.

CINAHL also contains the full text of more than journals, instantly available at the click of a mouse. CINAHL offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, educational software and audivisuals, as well as evidence-based care sheets. Note that MeSH terms are specific to MEDLINE. The generic name for MeSH terms is "subject headings." In CINAHL, subject headings are called CINAHL Headings. The video below demonstrates how to identify and use CINAHL Headings.

This web page was created by Pam Greenlee, Dean of Library content of the page was updated on 4/22/ Producer: Alondra R. Video-Editor: Kent Kinnersley. A Brief Intoduction to Subject Headings 2 of 3. CINAHL Subject Headings. Subject headings (frequently referred to as just "subjects") are very specific words and phrases that are used to describe the content found in a research study, magazine article, or anything else you might find in CINAHL.


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CINAHL subject headings Download PDF EPUB FB2

In many cases, the most efficient way to search is by using CINAHL Headings, the terms used to assign subject headings to the articles in the database. Click CINAHL Headings at the top of the page and type your term in the Search box and click Browse. Click the callout icon under the Scope column to see a definition of the subject : Caitlin Maloy.

It's the most comprehensive database for nursing and contains access to the full text of over 1, journals, as well as books and book chapters, dissertations, conference proceedings, and standards of practice. CINAHL subject headings are assigned to every item in the database and are used to describe the content of an : Michelle Rezeau.

CINAHL Subject Headings - see if there are any relevant search terms for you to use. The CINAHL Subject Headings list (controlled vocabulary or thesaurus) inclu+ terms. In many cases, the most efficient way to search CINAHL is to use these headings that have been assigned to related articles by the CINAHL : Julie Planchon Wolf.

An essential tool for nursing research, CINAHL Database provides an easy-to-use interface with basic and advanced search features and searchable cited references.

CINAHL Subject Headings help users effectively search and retrieve information and follows the structure of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) used by the National Library of Medicine. BOOK CHAPTER (93) - indicates a chapter, section, or article within a book. CINAHL subject headings can be modified by the addition of these subheadings, thereby providing more specific access.

It is Cinahl's policy to assign up to three separate subheadings to a single subject heading. If more than three are required to cover the article. CINAHL subject headings and MeSH work the same way. The following explanation refers to Medline and MeSH, but you can substitute those for CINAHL and CINAHL Subject Heading.

Medline groups the MeSH terms in a hierarchical arrangement. This allows the searcher to either search a broad MeSH term alone (to retrieve those articles that talk about.

Keyword searches only look in title, abstract and subject heading fields. Common terms will not be as effective as the medical term (listed in CINAHL Headings). e.g., Cardiac Infarction is the medical term for heart attack Search options are allow you to preset date ranges, age, sex, language, and geographic area.

Search options can also limit. Every article indexed in CINAHL is read by a subject specialist and is indexed using appropriate subject headings that reflect the entire content of the article.

The indexer selects terms from an annually updated list of subject headings. This list of terms is an integral part of the CINAHL database. Required Books - Entry Level BSN CINAHL Subject Headings To search for material about research instruments, search for RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS as a Subject Heading in the drop-down list.

Records have major subject headings and minor subject headings. Major subject headings indicate the primary or major topics of the work. CINAHL is unable to interpret multiple subject headings all at once.

Example search topic: Palliative care of terminally ill patients with melanoma. For this example, we will search for subject headings for melanoma and then for palliative care, beginning with the melanoma search : Michael van Es.

Articles in CINAHL have been indexed with CINAHL Headings, which work like a thesaurus. If there is more than one way of describing a concept or topic (i.e. hypertension or high blood pressure), the subject heading will take all of those varieties into consideration - saving you the time of having to experiment with different keywords.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides an easy-to-use interface with basic and advanced search features and searchable cited references. CINAHL Subject Headings follow the structure of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) used by the National Library of Medicine.

Subject headings are also called controlled vocabulary terms, descriptors, MeSH terms (PubMed), CINAHL Headings, Index Terms, Tags, etc. Most databases have their own unique subject headings, so when you search a different database, you will need to review their own subject headings.

databases. In the left-hand column, there is a link to databases by subject. Connect to CINAHL Step 3 – Search on the 1st term Search one concept for your topic at a time. Leave the "Suggest Subject Headings" box checked for most subject searches to get the best search results.

pet therapy Step 4 – CINAHL Headings screen 1. Databases predating CINAHL Plus do not yet have subject headings assigned, so if you are searching for articles published between andyou’ll want to use keywords. Terms are arranged hierarchically by subject categories with more specific terms arranged beneath broader terms.

It is also used in the descriptions of items cataloged by the NLM such as books, documents, and images. Since the NLM covers all areas or medical and health care using MeSH terms in your search can be very helpful.

CINAHL headings are based on MeSH but with additional headings : Diane Porterfield. Look at CINAHL Headings. Use the clinical, professional term. Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) may provide these; use their website to identify these.

Generate synonyms, or words that mean the same thing. Include terms that are very similar or related to your original keyword.

A subscription to CINAHL also includes access to the. Pre-CINAHL. database which contains immediate TOC for journals and includes author supplied abstracts.

This database contains the CINAHL citation records prior to the assignment of subject headings. Once the indexing is complete and the subject headings are assigned, the. CINAHL® Complete subject-heading terms are arranged in a hierarchy, or "tree structure," that permits searching at various levels of detail from the most general level to more narrow levels to find the most precise terms.

The subject headings include indexing annotations, tree numbers, scope notes, entry vocabulary, history notes, and. OPTIONAL - CINAHL - MeSH/Subject Heading Searching from EBSCO Support (length: ) This video from EBSCO shows how to start searching CINAHL Subject Headings from scratch.

It does not use a PICO question example, but you can use the same process to identify subject headings for any of the keyword elements of your PICO(T) question. For materials about forms, see CINAHL subject heading: DOCUMENTATION or specifics.

GAMES (97) - indicates the presence of a word search, crossword puzzle, maze, or other type of game. For discussions about games, see CINAHL subject heading: GAMES. GLOSSARY (96) - indicates lists of words with definitions.

CINAHL is an authoritative resource for nursing and allied health literature, as well as a source for qualitative information. Content will be useful for professionals, students, educators, and researchers. This guide will help you to construct an advanced search strategy in CINAHL using keywords and subject headings.proceedings, standards of practice, audiovisuals, book chapters and more.

CINAHL with Full Text provides an easy-to-use interface with basic and advanced search features and searchable cited references. CINAHL Subject Headings help users effectively search and retrieve information.