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“Sir, you are unethical!” One-tailed vs. Two-tailed Testing

  • Lemuel A. Moyé

Abstract

“Sir, you are unethical!” No matter how firmly I stand on the rectitude of my professional beliefs in a debate, this verbal blast will knock my ego off its feet. It is a terrible thing to utter and to hear uttered. I don’t think that I am alone in my reaction to what is for physicians scathing criticism. No greater character wound can be inflicted than “You are unethical!”

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Premature Ventricular Contraction Lipid Research Clinic Community Protection Lipid Research Clinic Program Uniformly Much Powerful 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lemuel A. Moyé
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  1. 1.School of Public HealthUniversity of TexasHoustonUSA

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