Methodological and Reporting Considerations

  • D. S. Simpson
  • J. G. Truscott

Abstract

Reference data have a major impact on our daily lives in many ways. Clinical measurements of various sorts are used to assess our health: are we too heavy; is our blood pressure too high; is our blood cholesterol normal? All these judgements are based on comparison of the measurement to accepted reference data sets.

Keywords

Cholesterol Arthritis Europe Osteoporosis Fluoride 

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  • D. S. Simpson
  • J. G. Truscott

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