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Qualifier in English: trends
Qualifier in Spanish: tendencias
Qualifier in Portuguese: tendências
Qualifier in French: tendances
Entry term(s): forecasting
futurology
Scope note: Used for the manner in which a subject changes, qualitatively or quantitatively, with time, whether past, present, or future. It excludes discussions of the course of disease in particular patients.
Annotation: subhead only; includes "forecasting" & "futurology"; for a continuum from past to present, present to future; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.76; DF: /trends or /TD CATALOG: may be subdivided geographically
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/TD or TD (SH) or SUBS APPLY TD
History Note: 78; used with Category F4, G1-3, I & N 1978-79; E, F4, G1-3, I & N 1980-86; E, F4, G1-3, I, L & N 1987; E, F4, G1-3, I, L, N & SMOKING 1988; E, F4, G1-3, I, L, N & SMOKING+ 1989; E, F4, G1-2, I2-3 & N2-4 1990 forward
Entry Version: TRENDS
Abbreviation: TD
DeCS UI: 22066
Descriptor UI: Q000639
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/16
Revision Date: 2003/07/25
trends - Preferred
Concept UI M0030833
Scope note Used for the manner in which a subject changes, qualitatively or quantitatively, with time, whether past, present, or future. It excludes discussions of the course of disease in particular patients.
Preferred term trends
futurology - Narrower
Concept UI M0030835
Preferred term futurology
forecasting - Narrower
Concept UI M0030834
Preferred term forecasting



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