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Test weighing for term and premature infants is an accurate procedure: author’s reply
  1. Paul L P Brand
  1. Correspondence to:
    Paul L P Brand
    Zwolle, the Netherlands; p.l.p.brand{at}isala.nl

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Drs Meier and Engstrom1 raise a number of issues regarding our paper and its conclusions.2 Their first concern is our use of the terms “precision” and “accuracy”, which they claim are incorrect. Although it is true that the term “precision” can be used to capture repeatability of a measurement (as Meier and Engstrom have reported themselves), it can be (and has been) also used in the fashion that we describe.3 Meier and Engstrom’s assertion that our definition is incorrect is, therefore, incorrect—it is …

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