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American College of Physicians to release 'How To Report Statistics in Medicine'

tanding the most common research designs and activities used in clinical and epidemiological research.

The co-authors write in the book's introduction that "The success of the first edition was gratifying and confirmed our belief that readers will use reporting guidelines if they have access to them and if they can understand them. When they use these guidelines, they will become better producers and consumers of biomedical research and thus better able to practice evidence-based medicine."

Edward J. Huth, MD, MACP, editor emeritus of Annals of Internal Medicine, writes of Lang and Secic's contributions in the book's foreword: "Authors, editors, and peer reviewers of papers containing statistics-based evidence remain in their debt. Most important is the benefit that will eventually reach our patients, who are the reason why our profession exists."


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Contact: Steve Majewski
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215-351-2514
American College of Physicians
18-Aug-2006


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