Methodology Components

DeCS - Descriptors in Health Sciences

DeCS 2016 available to update LILDBI-Web's auxiliary databases

The DeCS 2016 update-package for LILDBI-Web is now, available for download. In this update are the descriptors 'Zika Virus' and 'Zika Vírus Infection' and others.

The access to the update-package is provided only to the institution that are part of VHL Network by a login and password.

The update of DeCS must be done once a year.

Fill the form to request the download of the package:

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