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Here's a #SearchAndRescue tip of the day!

Are you putting together a #SystematicReview search?

If you use a subject heading (aka controlled vocabulary, thesaurus term), use the same term as a keyword too.

It seems redundant, but it's not. Let's look at an example:
I looked up the term Guillain-Barre Syndrome in the MeSH database, which is MEDLINE's controlled vocabulary:

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/
There's a term for Guillain-Barre Syndrome, here, take a look:

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68020275
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1/_ Calling 911 with a cell phone to get help? They might not know your location unless you tell them! FindMeSAR.com (I am developer) is a web page that uses the GPS in your phone to display your coordinates and accuracy value. #SearchAndRescue #DebrisFlow
2/_ Use it like so:
Browse to FindMeSAR.com
Tap “Next format” until the yellow screen appears
Wait a few seconds for the accuracy value to get to 30 feet or less
Tap ‘Stop”
#EmergencyManagement
3/_ The yellow screen displays your location in latitude longitude, decimal degrees. Every 911 call center understands that coordinate format.
There is an icon you can save on your home screen.
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1/9 Here is a tip that can save a life (yours?) in an emergency. When you call 911 they might not know where you are unless you tell them. I developed #FindMeSAR as a public service project to help solve this problem. #SearchAndRescue #EmergencyManagement Image
2/9 #FindMeSAR (findmesar.com) is a webpage that uses the GPS in your phone to display your coordinates and accuracy value. Several coordinate formats are supported and each one has a different colored screen.
3/9 The yellow screen displays your location in latitude longitude, decimal degrees. This format is used by all 911 call centers.
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1/6 Here is one of my public service projects that might help to save a life. #FindMeSAR (findmesar.com) is a webpage that uses the GPS in your phone to display your coordinates and accuracy value. #SearchAndRescue #Hiking #10Essential Image
2/6 Several coordinate formats are supported and each has a different colored screen. The yellow screen displays your location in latitude longitude, decimal degrees. This format is used by all 911 call centers.
3/6 When you open FindMeSAR the first time your phone has to be online. The code for this webpage is saved in a special part of the browser's memory and this webpage will then work offline. (Service worker + AppCache)
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