Indirect Evidence

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Indirect Evidence

Probative matter that does not proximately relate to an issue but that establishes a hypothesis by showing various consistent facts.



See: hearsay

INDIRECT EVIDENCE. That proof which does not prove the fact in question, but proves another, the certainty of which may lead to the discovery of the truth of the one sought.

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No combination hormonal contraception (CHC) of any type should be prescribed for use during the 3 weeks after delivery, given indirect evidence of increased risk of VTE during this period and the known VTE risk posed by CHC.
It is based on the finding that cross-linguistically, linguistic expressions are often found that indicate either 1) (possibly a subtype of) direct evidence, but not (any subtype of) indirect evidence, or 2) (possibly a subtype of) indirect evidence, but not (any subtype of) direct evidence.
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We reviewed and included indirect evidence and expert opinion to answer this clinical question.
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