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Descriptor English: Retrospective Studies
Descriptor Spanish: Estudios Retrospectivos
Descriptor Portuguese: Estudos Retrospectivos
Descriptor French: Études rétrospectives
Entry term(s): Retrospective Study
Studies, Retrospective
Study, Retrospective
Tree number(s): E05.318.372.500.500.500
E05.318.372.500.750.750
N05.715.360.330.500.500.500
N05.715.360.330.500.750.825
N06.850.520.450.500.500.500
N06.850.520.450.500.750.825
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012189
Scope note: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Annotation: IM general only; coordinate NIM with specific disease (IM); specify geographic location if pertinent
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67(65)
DeCS ID: 28611
Unique ID: D012189
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Retrospective Studies - Preferred
Concept UI M0018978
Scope note Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Preferred term Retrospective Studies
Entry term(s) Retrospective Study
Studies, Retrospective
Study, Retrospective



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