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MeSH Terms Used in Indexing Disaster-Related Journal Articles - New in 2008

This is the list of new subject headings for 2008 that may be useful for disaster and all-hazards preparedness and response topics.

For more information on MeSH related to disaster topics, see:

MeSH is the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) controlled vocabulary thesaurus of descriptors in a hierarchical structure that aid searching at various levels of specificity. The MeSH thesaurus is used by NLM for indexing articles for the MEDLINE/PubMed® database. MeSH terms provide a consistent way to retrieve information that may use different terminology for the same concepts.

For additional information on MeSH, visit the following links.


New in 2008
Acute Radiation Syndrome
Atomic Bombs [see Nuclear Weapons]
Bombs
Child, Orphaned
Disaster Medicine
Hydrogen Bombs [see Nuclear Weapons]
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Mass Casualty Incidents
Nuclear Weapons
Nuclear Weapons Testing [see Nuclear Weapons]
Orphans [see Child, Orphaned]
Peace Corps
United States Agency for International Development
United States Department of Homeland Security
Weapons
Weapons of Mass Destruction