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Ovid HealthSTAR 2019 Reload – March 2019


Ovid HealthSTAR 2019 Reload

Dear Ovid HealthSTAR Customer:

Ovid HealthSTAR (HSTR) is being reloaded. We expect it to be live on Monday, March 11, 2019. Alerts will be run with this reload on Friday, March 08, 2019.

The Ovid HealthSTAR database is being reloaded for the annual update of the Medline MeSH and input. In addition, Ovid has made the following changes:

New Fields

  • Cited References (RF)
  • Cited Reference Date (CQ)
  • Cited Reference DOI (CD)
  • Cited Reference Source (CS)
  • Cited Reference Volume (CE)
  • Cited Reference Page (CG)
  • Cited Reference Issue (RP)
  • Cited Reference PMCID (CZ)
  • Cited Reference Publisher Identifier (RY)
  • Cited Reference UI (RZ)
  • Reference Title Index (RL)

Changed Fields

  • Number of References (NR) – Changed the label of Number of References (RF) to Number of References (NR)
  • Title Comment (TC) – The Title Comment (TC) is now displaying on its own field, separate from the Title (TI) field

Deleted Field

  • Citation String (CS)

New Limits

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

New Publication Type Limits

  • Clinical Trial, Veterinary
  • Clinical Trial Protocol
  • Observational Study, Veterinary
  • Systematic Review
  • Systematic Reviews as Topic
  • Clinical Trials, Veterinary as Topic
  • Clinical Trial Protocols as Topic

Changed Publication Type Limits

  • Addresses to Address
  • Congresses to Congress
  • Government Publications to Government Document
  • Lectures to Lecture
  • Legal Cases to Legal Case
  • Personal Narratives to Personal Narrative
  • Portraits to Portrait

Deleted Subheadings

  • Manpower
  • Secretion
  • Utilization

Feel free to contact Customer Support with any questions by sending an email to [email protected].


Wolters Kluwer – Ovid