Data collection, maintenance, and analysis for rheumatic disease research

Frederick Wolfe, Kaleb Michaud

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With the increasing availability of inexpensive, powerful computers and software, clinicians and academics are constructing or thinking about constructing rheumatic disease outcomes databases. This article describes concepts, methods, and problems in database construction and analysis based on the experience of the US National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)753-768
Number of pages16
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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