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About Ovid MEDLINE

Why and how to use OVID Medline

Why use this resource? Use Ovid MEDLINE to find scholarly and evidence-based articles from journals in medicine, including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care administration, plus allied health fields and biosciences.  Medline is the main component of a free National Library of Medicine resource called PubMed.

What's in this resource? Ovid MEDLINE contains citations, abstracts, and many full-text scholarly articles.


Allied health, Diseases, Genetics, Health Sciences, Health Care System, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy,   Pharmacology, Veterinary Medicine

Dates of Coverage 1946-present
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Phrase Searching Adjacency operatore:    medical adj care   finds "medical care"
Vendor Ovid Technologies
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