"Population Surveillance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Population Surveillance".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Population Surveillance".
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