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2019 Ovid Emcare Reload Scheduled – June 2019


2019 Ovid Emcare Reload Scheduled

Dear Ovid Emcare Customer:

The Ovid Emcare database will be reloaded to implement the new 2019 Thesaurus Tool.

We expect the reload to go live on July 18, 2019. Alerts will be run on Wednesday, July 17th 2019 prior to the reload.

In addition, Ovid will make the following changes to the database:

1 New Field

Label Field Name What’s New
GN Grant Organization Number This field contains the identification number of the agency that has awarded the grant.

This field displays as part of the Grant Information (GI) field.

2 Changed Fields

Label Field Name What’s New
IS ISSN When only the electronic ISSN is available, it displays in this field followed by ‘(electronic)’.
NR Number of References The label has changed from RF to NR.

1 New Limit
Special Ovid Filters for Emcare – this new limit is available for the following topics and special situations:

  • Adverse Effects
  • Adverse Effects – focussed
  • Children
  • Children – focussed
  • Elderly
  • Elderly – focussed
  • Humans only (removes records about animals)
  • Pregnancy – wide
  • Pregnancy – focussed

4 Removed Publication Type Limits

  • Abstract Report
  • Book Review
  • Patent
  • Reports

You can find complete details on new and changed fields in the database guide. If you have any questions, please contact your Ovid Support Representative at


Wolters Kluwer – Ovid

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