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Over-reporting significant figures-a significant problem?

Hawkins, Robert; Badrick, Tony; Hickman, Peter


Background: Excessive use of significant figures in numerical data gives a spurious impression of laboratory imprecision to clinicians. We describe reporting practices in 24 Asia-Pacific laboratories, assess whether these reporting formats and those used

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinica Chimica Acta
DOI: 10.1016/j.cca.2006.06.008


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