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Retrospective Studies MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Retrospective Studies
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.372.500.500.500
E05.318.372.500.750.750
N05.715.360.330.500.500.500
N05.715.360.330.500.750.825
N06.850.520.450.500.500.500
N06.850.520.450.500.750.825
Unique ID
D012189
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012189
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate NIM with specific disease (IM); specify geographic location if pertinent
Scope Note
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Entry Term(s)
Retrospective Study
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(65)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29

No Qualifiers
Retrospective Studies Preferred
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