"Latin America" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Latin America".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Latin America".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Latin America" by people in Profiles.
Managing Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Across Resource Settings: Latin American Perspectives. Neurocrit Care. 2023 04; 38(2):229-234.
Radiofrequency ablation and related ultrasound-guided ablation technologies for treatment of benign and malignant thyroid disease: An international multidisciplinary consensus statement of the American Head and Neck Society Endocrine Surgery Section with the Asia Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi, British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons, European Thyroid Association, Italian Society of Endocrine Surgery Units, Korean Society of Thyroid Radiology, Latin American Thyroid Society, and Thyroid Nodules Therapies Association. Head Neck. 2022 03; 44(3):633-660.
Progress in neurosurgery: Contributions of women neurosurgeons in Latin America. J Clin Neurosci. 2021 Apr; 86:347-356.
Effects of vehicle safety design on road traffic deaths, injuries, and public health burden in the Latin American region: a modelling study. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 06; 8(6):e819-e828.
Worldwide Organization of Neurocritical Care: Results from the PRINCE Study Part 1. Neurocrit Care. 2020 02; 32(1):172-179.
Successful validation of the CAT-MH Scales in a sample of Latin American migrants in the United States and Spain. Psychol Assess. 2018 Oct; 30(10):1267-1276.
Diversification of the yellow-shouldered bats, genus Sturnira (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae), in the New World tropics. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2013 Sep; 68(3):683-98.
Planning cancer control in Latin America and the Caribbean. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Apr; 14(5):391-436.
Clinical guidelines: blood pressure goals in T2DM: a Latin American perspective. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2013 Mar; 9(3):138-9.
The politics of avoidable blindness in Latin America--surgery, solidarity, and solutions: the case of Misi?n Milagro. Int J Health Serv. 2012; 42(3):425-37.