Methodology Components

DeCS - Descriptors in Health Sciences

DeCS 2017 available to update LILDBI-Web's auxiliary databases

The DeCS 2017 update-package for LILDBI-Web is now, available for download.

To ask for the update-package you must be:

  • Manager of LILDBI-Web database
  • Cooperating Center of  VHL 

Important: Cooperating Centers that use FI-Admin system to cooperate to LILACS or the LILDBI-Web you use is hosted on BIREME'server, you do not need to ask for the DeCS because BIREME has already updated it.

Fill the form to request the download of the package:

For more information, access

To know more about the changes in DeCS 2017, access:

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