Ensuring reliability of clinical assessments for SLE trials

Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman*, Karen W. Hayes

*Corresponding author for this work

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Conducting clinical trials in lupus presents unique challenges for the investigator. Since reliable data are crucial for precisely evaluating results, strategies must be in place to ensure that outcome assessments are accurate and consistent throughout a study. This paper reviews reliability in clinical research and specifically with lupus outcome measures. Suggested recommendations for ensuring reliability in lupus trials are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)671-676
Number of pages6
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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