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Meta-Analysis as Topic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Meta-Analysis as Topic
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.370.500
E05.581.500.501
N05.715.360.325.515
N06.850.520.445.500
Unique ID
D015201
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015201
Annotation
for general design, methodology, economics, etc. of meta-analysis studies; a different heading META-ANALYSIS is used for reports of a specific meta-analysis study
Scope Note
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., with application chiefly in the areas of research and medicine.
Entry Term(s)
Clinical Trial Overviews
Data Pooling
Overviews, Clinical Trial
NLM Classification #
WA 950
Previous Indexing
Follow-Up Studies (1977-1979)
Outcome and Process Assessment (1977-1979)
Research (1980-1982)
Research Design (1980-1988)
Statistics (1980-1988)
See Also
Publication Bias
Review Literature as Topic
Public MeSH Note
2008; see META-ANALYSIS 1989-2007
History Note
2008(1989)
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/04/30
Revision Date
2018/06/30

No Qualifiers
Meta-Analysis as Topic Preferred
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