|Document ID (ISN)||108999|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Gerr F., Marcus M., Messing K., Premji S., Lippel K.
||Yes, the "one-handed" scientist lacks rigor - Why investigators should not use causal language when interpreting the results of a single study. But two-handed scientists are using only one hand now
||Oct. 2008, Vol.51, No.10, p.795-798. 4 ref.
||A letter by two occupational health scientists to the editor of the journal criticizes an earlier article according to which the hesitant language used by authors of epidemiological research exploring relationships between occupational factors and musculoskeletal disorders downplays sometimes obvious causal evidence, possibly resulting in unfavourable decisions to workers by compensation boards. The authors of the original article respond to these criticisms in a second letter to the editor.
||epidemiology; research; reliability; musculoskeletal diseases
||evaluation of results; compensation of occupational diseases
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Canada; USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system