Beyond historical gaps in the literature, sex biases may be perpetuated in health sciences education. Listed below a re selected strategies to address potential sex bias in education:
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Different combinations of these terms can highlight different perspectives in the conversation of these issues. For more information about MeSH and CINAHL subheadings, you can refer to Gumberg's Health Sciences Literature Search guide or view tutorials on our YouTube channel.
|Keyword||Medical Subject Heading (MeSH)||CINAHL||Notes|
|Sexism||Sexism||Sexism||Subject headings are controlled language to help users find what they need. Many keywords used may lead to the same subject headings.|
|Gender Bias||Sexism||Gender Bias||Gender bias is used to address sex bias in CINAHL. This is an example of databases conflating concepts of gender and sex.|
|Professional Education||Education, Professional||Health Personnel- Education OR Professional Knowledge||Some databases offer the opportunity to|
|Students||Students, Medical||Students||Continued and professional education are other major fields of research, so it is recommended to specify your population of interest.|
|Gender-Based Microaggressions||Aggression||Microaggressions||MeSH does not differentiate between microaggressions and overtly aggressive behavior.|
|Academic Performance||Educational Measurement||Academic Performance||Academic performance is one of measures used to examine the effectiveness of educational initiatives.|
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