Statement on Matching Language to the Type of Evidence Used in Describing Outcomes Data

January 2013
Pediatric Cardiology;Jan2013, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p205
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the importance of selecting appropriate words to describe results of medical studies. It is said that there are different types of studies including retrospective observational analyses, case-control studies, and randomized controlled trials (RCTs), and they result in different types of conclusions about an intervention. However, inappropriate word choice for explaining conclusions may result in scientific inaccuracy.


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