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Pharmacoepidemiology MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pharmacoepidemiology
Tree Number(s)
H01.158.703.045
H02.403.720.500.650
H02.628.413
Unique ID
D017891
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017891
Scope Note
The science concerned with the benefit and risk of drugs used in populations and the analysis of the outcomes of drug therapies. Pharmacoepidemiologic data come from both clinical trials and epidemiological studies with emphasis on methods for the detection and evaluation of drug-related adverse effects, assessment of risk vs benefit ratios in drug therapy, patterns of drug utilization, the cost-effectiveness of specific drugs, methodology of postmarketing surveillance, and the relation between pharmacoepidemiology and the formulation and interpretation of regulatory guidelines. (Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 1992;1(1); J Pharmacoepidemiol 1990;1(1))
Entry Version
PHARMACOEPIDEMIOL
Entry Term(s)
Epidemiology, Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical Epidemiology
NLM Classification #
QV 771
Previous Indexing
Epidemiologic Methods (1985-1993)
Epidemiology (1984-1993)
Pharmacology (1984-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/02/16
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Pharmacoepidemiology Preferred
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