TITLE

Helping Reporters Play the Medical Numbers Game

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2003, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Gives advice to medical reporters regarding techniques in assessing the significance of statistical numbers and claims. Discussion on cause-and-effect links in reporting; Factors to consider when covering stories about disease outbreaks and patterns; Attributes of a wise medical journalists. INSET: What makes a good medical reporter?.
ACCESSION #
10194204

 

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