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The Latin America and the Caribbean search strategy proposal

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dc.contributor.author Ruiz, Eloy F.
dc.contributor.author Proaño, Alvaro
dc.contributor.author Proaño, Diego
dc.contributor.author Torres-Román, Junior Smith
dc.contributor.author Miranda, J. Jaime
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-03T17:04:41Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-03T17:04:41Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/4312
dc.description.abstract Latin America and the Caribbean's public health literature is not widely recognized. Science in this region has even been compared to a night sky with just a few specks of light. To make those lights as reachable as possible, we developed the Latin America and the Caribbean Search Strategy (LACSS). This is a new method to utilize our region's health promotion results within MEDLINE/PubMed. In contrast to a typical MeSH query, LACSS retrieves up to six times more publication results regarding non-communicable diseases, neglected tropical diseases, injuries and other important public health relevant topics in the region. We believe that global health promotion will be improved in this region by improving its visibility, and this search strategy will contribute to this. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher SAGE Publications
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1757-9767
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Latin America en_US
dc.subject Caribbean Region en_US
dc.subject Public Health en_US
dc.subject Medical Subject Headings en_US
dc.subject PubMed en_US
dc.title The Latin America and the Caribbean search strategy proposal en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1177/1757975916661089


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