TITLE

meta-analysis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1348
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "meta-analysis" is presented. It refers to the combining of data from several different research studies to gain a better overview of a topic than what was available in any single investigation. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21235675

 

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