medical research


"The HRCS is a system for classifying and analysing biomedical and health research funding. Its role is to faciliate research management by answering strategic questions about investment. (...) The Health Categories dimension of the HRCS captures the area of health or disease being studied. There are 21 separate categories which encompass all diseases, conditions and areas of health. (...) Research Activity Codes classify types of research activity.

CDISC Clinical Research Glossary

"The CDISC Glossary (...) defines terms commonly used in clinical research (including acronyms, abbreviations, and initials). The Glossary serves the community of clinical researchers by selecting and defining terms pertaining to clinical research, particularly eClinical investigations, sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry or a federal agency. Note this CDISC Glossary is NOT comprehensive for all words bearing on human health, medicine, or laboratory methods.