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PubMed Guide | Guía de PubMed

A guide to using PubMed for new and advanced users with videos, tutorials, a walkthrough exercise, and other resources. Incluye instrucciones en español.

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Welcome to the PubMed Guide | Bienvenidos a la Guía de PubMed

Welcome to the FIU Libraries' PubMed LibGuide. This guide will help you learn how to use PubMed, a freely accessible database developed and maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine that indexes more than 30 million citations in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.

  • New Users: start by watching introductory videos, check out the FAQs, or jump right into the tutorial.
  • Advanced Users: refine your PubMed skills by reviewing essential topics or exploring new features.

Search PubMed Now:   

Note: PubMed changed to a new platform in 2020. This LibGuide is in the process of being updated to reflect the new platform.

Bienvenidos a la guía de PubMed creada por las bibliotecas de FIU. PubMed es una base de datos gratis creada y mantenida por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de los Estados Unidos. Esta base de datos incluye más de 30 millones de citas en las áreas de medicina, enfermería, odontología, medicina veterinaria, el sistema de salud, y las ciencias preclínicas.

Búsqueda rápida en PubMed (en inglés):   

El vocabulario usado por PubMed es exclusivamente en inglés pero muchos de los resúmenes y artículos contenidos en PubMed están disponibles en español. Para traducir terminología médica del español al inglés, use la siguiente página:

Before You Begin...

Checkpoint: Database Basics

Do you know how and when to use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT), parentheses, quotations marks, and asterisks in your search phrases?


Are You Using PubMed for a Systematic Review?

See the guides below for step-by-step instructions on conducting systematic reviews and using other recommended health sciences databases.

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