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Databases, texts and clinical resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex health
Last Updated: Apr 3, 2014 URL: http://researchguides.uic.edu/lgbthealth Print Guide RSS Updates

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Searching note for GLBTI in PubMed: New Indexing Term, "Transgendered persons" (2013)

"Lesbian" maps to ("homosexuality, female"[MeSH Terms] OR ("homosexuality"[All Fields] AND "female"[All Fields]) OR "female homosexuality"[All Fields] OR "lesbian"[All Fields]). The mapped terms will then be bolded in the results.

"Gay" as a search term now maps to: "homosexuality, male"[MeSH Terms] OR ("homosexuality"[All Fields] AND "male"[All Fields]) OR "male homosexuality"[All Fields] OR "gay"[All Fields]. [All Fields] includes [Author].

    Search the MeSH database for other specific terms. "Intersex" is not  a MeSH Subject Heading, but "sex differentiation disorders" and "gender identity" are. "Transgendered persons" is  a new indexing term as of 2013; previous indexing: Transexualism (2001-2012).  "Transgender*" as a PubMed search term returns:" transgender[All Fields] OR transgendered[All Fields] OR transgenderism[All Fields] OR transgenderists[All Fields] OR transgenders[All Fields]".

    Utilize the "Also try:' box for more search options and view the Search details to see how the search was performed.

     

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    This bookplate identifies books that were purchased as a result of a collaboration between CCSLGBI and LHS to add LGBTI health-related books to the collection.

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    LGBT-specific Research Databases

    Gender Watch searches may be limited "to scholarly literature" in basic search and "" in advanced search.

     

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    Medical images collections

    • Access Medicine
      Also includes audio and video.
    • an@tomy.tv
      Interactive pictures of the human body.
    • CSA Illustrata: Natural Sciences
      Illustrata uncovers tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from scientific literature, including health science related topics.
    • CSA Illustrata: Technology
      Illustrata uncovers tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from scientific literature, including health science related topics.
    • Images.MD
      Encyclopedia of medical images.
    • MD Consult
      Images and illustrations.
    • Percival Bailey Brain Specimens Collection
      Percival Bailey (1892-1973) was the prime mover and major stimulating force in clinical neurological investigations and advances at the University of Illinois at Chicago (1939-1951). This collection of plastic embedded normal and pathological brain specimens were processed under his direction.
     

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