Statistical consulting in clinical research: The two‐way street

Lincoln Moses, Thomas A. Louis

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Clinical research often rests on statistical interpretation of numerical data. Thus, effective collaboration between clinician and statistician can have central importance. 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 need is for clear, broad, specific two‐way communication on scientific issues and research roles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalStatistics in Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes


  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Statistical consulting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Statistics and Probability


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