Definitions of bias in clinical research.


In this chapter a catalog of the various types of bias that can affect the validity of clinical epidemiologic studies is presented. The biases can be grouped into those associated with selection of subjects, misclassification or misinformation, and finally confounding. Definitions are provided for each type of bias listed.

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2428-8_3

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@article{Warden2015DefinitionsOB, title={Definitions of bias in clinical research.}, author={Geoffrey Warden}, journal={Methods in molecular biology}, year={2015}, volume={1281}, pages={31-48} }