Enhancing the quality of epidemiologic studies

Marilyn A. Fingerhut, William E. Halperin, Andrea H. Okun

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Three principles can improve epidemiologic studies (1) Conduct open scientific review of research protocols and final reports, (2) Disseminate study results to all appropriate parties, and (3) Incorporate new scientific methods into the research and utilize expertise from other disciplines. The procedures we describe are used within the Industrywide Studies Branch of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to implen-ent these principles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1233-1235
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Occupational Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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