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Synonyms in health services research methodology.

Maciejewski ML, Weaver EM, Hebert PL. Synonyms in health services research methodology. Medical care research and review : MCRR. 2011 Apr 1; 68(2):156-76.

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Abstract:

There are often multiple discipline-specific terms for a given statistical concept, which can sow confusion in multidisciplinary teams or study sections if researchers are not aware of the synonyms from other disciplines. This article incorporates synonyms and a uniform definition of terminology related to study designs, elements of an equation, and types of bias. Greater multidisciplinary collaboration and exploration of new methods can be facilitated by this methods thesaurus.





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