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Volume 25, Issue 3 - Statistics

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Abstract

When did mankind start using statistics and for what purposes? The history of statistics includes names like Bernoulli, Laplace, Gauss, Bayes, and Pearson. I guess you will have heard of some or all of these famous people, whose theories still play an important role in our daily business. Think of Pearson’s coefficient or the Gaussian distribution. Wikipedia gives you a comprehensive overview of the development of modern statistics and its main contributors: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_statistics.

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Statistics for medical writers
President's Message
EMWA News
History of biostatistics
The illusion of certainty and the certainty of illusion
Never P alone: The value of estimates and confidence intervals
A medical writer's guide to meta-analysis
Study design made easy
Statistical analyses and methods in the published literature: The SAMPL guidelines
How to interpret and report the results from multivariable analyses
Biostatistics and medical writing: Synergy in preparing clinical trials documents
Best friends forever: A pattern of collaboration between medical writers and biostatisticians within the Russian CRO
Where have all the UK entry level pharmaceutical regulatory medical writing jobs gone?
News from the EMA
Journal Watch
In the Bookstores
The Webscout
Good Writing Practice
Medical Communications
Getting Your Foot in the Door
Lingua Franca and Beyond
Gained in Translation
Teaching Medical Writing
Profile: An interview with Professor Peter Jüni on methodology and statistics in scientific manuscripts
Out On Our Own

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