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Reliability of a new modified tear breakup time method: methodological and statistical issues

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Misdiagnosis and mismanagement of the patients in routine clinical care cannot be avoided using inappropriate assessments of reliability and validity

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Sabour, S. Reliability of a new modified tear breakup time method: methodological and statistical issues. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 254, 595–596 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00417-015-3138-4

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