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Descriptor English: Meta-Analysis as Topic
Descriptor Spanish: Metaanálisis como Asunto
Descriptor Portuguese: Metanálise como Assunto
Descriptor French: Méta-analyse comme sujet
Entry term(s): Clinical Trial Overview
Clinical Trial Overviews
Data Pooling
Data Poolings
Meta Analysis as Topic
Overview, Clinical Trial
Overviews, Clinical Trial
Tree number(s): E05.318.370.500
E05.581.500.501
N05.715.360.325.515
N06.850.520.445.500
SP5.001.012.038.049.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015201
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.
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
Previous Indexing: Follow-Up Studies (1977-1979)
Outcome and Process Assessment (1977-1979)
Research (1980-1982)
Research Design (1980-1988)
Statistics (1980-1988)
Public MeSH Note: 2008; see META-ANALYSIS 1989-2007
History Note: 2008(1989)
Related: Publication Bias MeSH
Review Literature as Topic MeSH
DeCS ID: 28214
Unique ID: D015201
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1988/04/30
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Meta-Analysis as Topic - Preferred
Concept UI M0023357
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.
Preferred term Meta-Analysis as Topic
Entry term(s) Clinical Trial Overview
Clinical Trial Overviews
Data Pooling
Data Poolings
Meta Analysis as Topic
Overview, Clinical Trial
Overviews, Clinical Trial



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