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:
- All MeSH terms. A comprehensive list of terms intended to convey the rich diversity and broad scope of coverage of MeSH terms available to index disaster-related articles.
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]
Hydrogen Bombs [see Nuclear Weapons]
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Mass Casualty Incidents
Nuclear Weapons Testing [see Nuclear Weapons]
Orphans [see Child, Orphaned]
United States Agency for International Development
United States Department of Homeland Security
Weapons of Mass Destruction