Statistical Consultation in Clinical Research: A Two-Way Street

  • L. E. Moses
  • T. A. Louis


The results of clinical research often rest on statistical interpretation of numerical data. Thus, effective collaboration between clinician and statistician can be crucial. Interaction in the planning phases of a project can identify tractable scientific and statistical problems that will need attention and can help avoid intractable ones. The central requirement for successful collaboration is clear, broad, specific, two-way communication on both scientific issues and research roles.


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  • T. A. Louis

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