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MCM (Glossary of Clinical Epidemiologic Terms) - Synopsis


Authority
The Glossary of Methodologic Terms for Clinical Epidemiologic Studies of Human Disorders was developed by R. Brian Haynes at McMaster University.

Purpose
The Glossary of Methodologic Terms for Clinical Epidemiologic Studies of Human Disorders is used to describe clinical epidemiologic research methodologies.

Description
The glossary is a set of 18 preferred terms with definitions and 25 related terms.

Audience
The glossary is used by clinicians, researchers, public health professionals, and others involved in clinical epidemiology.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
The glossary was last updated in the Metathesaurus in 1992.