NLM Logo

Systematic Review MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

MeSH Heading
Systematic Review
Tree Number(s)
Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
This heading is used as a Publication Type. Systematic reviews as a subject are indexed under the main heading SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AS TOPIC
Scope Note
A review of primary literature in health and health policy that attempts to identify, appraise, and synthesize all the empirical evidence that meets specified eligibility criteria to answer a given research question. Its conduct uses explicit methods aimed at minimizing bias in order to produce more reliable findings regarding the effects of interventions for prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation that can be used to inform decision making.
Entry Term(s)
Review, Systematic
Umbrella Review
History Note
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date

No Qualifiers
Systematic Review Preferred
Umbrella Review Narrower
page delivered in 0.157s