|Qualifier in English:||trends|
|Qualifier in Spanish:||tendencias|
|Qualifier in Portuguese:||tendências|
|Qualifier in French:||tendances|
|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
|Date of Entry:||1977/05/16|
trends - Preferred
|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.|
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