Table 2

Interest to human health care

Of interest

Definition


Yes

Concerned with the understanding of health care in humans; anything that will have an effect on the patient/subject.

No

Not concerned with the understanding of health care in humans; anything that will not have an effect on the patient/subject (e.g., studies that describe the normal development of people; basic science; studies involving animals; gender and equality studies in the health profession; or studies looking at research methodology issues).


Wilczynski et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2005 5:20   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-5-20

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