SCDM publishes best practice clinical data “cleaning” guide

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The SCDM says that edit checks are a crucial component of achieving error-free data and has updated its Good Clinical Data Management Practices (GCDMP) resource with a best practice guide.

The best practice guide focuses on creating efficient and accurate edit checks, automated review processes used to identify errors in data and discusses different types of edit checks and things to consider when working with them.

Charlene Dark, the ociety for Clinical Data Management (SCDM) GCDMP Taskforce leader, explained that: “Trustworthy data are necessary for successful analysis and assessment in clinical research.

By publishing a set of best practices pertaining to edit check design, SCDM provides a foundation from which Clinical Data Management professionals can create comprehensive data cleaning to meet the highest level of data integrity​.”

The new guide can be obtained here​.

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