New MeSH terms for PubMed 2013

The National Library of Medicine has released a list of the new MeSH terms for the coming year.  Among the terms of interest to public health are:

  • Dual MEDICAID MEDICARE Eligibility
  • Food Quality
  • Fukushima Nuclear Accident
  • Geographic Mapping
  • Meaningful Use
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Patient Medication Knowledge
  • Patient Navigation
  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Racism
  • Smoke-Free Policy
  • Social Marginalization
  • Solid Waste
  • Time-to-Treatment
  • Water Resources

Some terms have been changed, for example, Handwashing is now Hand Disinfection and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impaired is now Correction of Hearing Impairment.

Find a complete list of new, changed and deleted terms on Introduction to MeSH – 2013.

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