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Descriptor English: Health Services Research
Descriptor Spanish: Investigación sobre Servicios de Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Pesquisa sobre Serviços de Saúde
Descriptor French: Recherche sur les services de santé
Entry term(s): Action Research
Evaluation, Health Services
Evaluations, Health Services
Health Care Research
Health Services Evaluation
Health Services Evaluations
Healthcare Research
Medical Care Research
Research, Action
Research, Health Care
Research, Health Services
Research, Healthcare
Research, Medical Care
Tree number(s): H01.770.644.145.360
N03.349.380
N05.425
SH1.020.010.060
SP1.011.122.153
SP5.001.047.118
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006302
Scope note: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Health Services (1974-1979)
Research (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
Entry Version: HEALTH SERV RESEARCH
DeCS ID: 6454
Unique ID: D006302
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/06/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Health Services Research - Preferred
Concept UI M0009910
Scope note The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Preferred term Health Services Research
Entry term(s) Evaluation, Health Services
Evaluations, Health Services
Health Care Research
Health Services Evaluation
Health Services Evaluations
Healthcare Research
Medical Care Research
Research, Health Care
Research, Health Services
Research, Healthcare
Research, Medical Care
Action Research - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0009909
Preferred term Action Research
Entry term(s) Research, Action



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