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Meta-Analysis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meta-Analysis
Tree Number(s)
V03.600
Unique ID
D017418
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017418
Annotation
this heading is used as a Publication Type; for original report of the conduct or results of a specific meta-analysis study; a different heading META-ANALYSIS AS TOPIC is used for general design, methodology, economics, etc of meta-analyses
Scope Note
Works consisting of studies using a quantitative method of combining the results of independent studies (usually drawn from the published literature) and synthesizing summaries and conclusions which may be used to evaluate therapeutic effectiveness, plan new studies, etc. It is often an overview of clinical trials. It is usually called a meta-analysis by the author or sponsoring body and should be differentiated from reviews of literature.
History Note
2008(1993)
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/23
Revision Date
2013/07/09

No Qualifiers
Meta-Analysis Preferred
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