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Rules for collection of clinical data: the eight Rs.
  1. N Zoltie
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Leeds General Infirmary.


    Many reports in medical journals give advice on statistical analysis of data collected in clinical studies. The terms used are statistical, and clinicians often ponder how their data stand up to these analyses. Eight simple, easy to remember words are suggested that will help clinicians both to interpret their own data and to assess the accuracy of presented or published data.

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