Medical Writing Statistics Out On Our Own

Volume 25, Issue 3 - Statistics

Out On Our Own


The theme for the FBF at the Munich conference was Out On Our Own but Not Alone. With an impressive attendance by more than 60 freelancers (FLs) from Europe and beyond, and also a special guest – Dr Andreas Lutz of the VGSD, a German association fostering freelancing – we rolled out new initiatives in building relationships with other associations that could help us in running our businesses (for those interested, minutes are available in the Freelance Resource Centre of the EMWA website). Thank you and we hope to see more of you in Brussels…we are not alone!

In this edition of the OOOO we continue along those lines…


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Statistics for medical writers
President's Message
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
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