Accuracy and precision of a measurement are not the only considerations for the selection of physiologic tests or instruments.
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When should accuracy and precision
The achieved accuracy and precision
may be attributed--at least in part--to precollection planning.
"The two measurement concepts of accuracy and precision
are often used interchangeably - they should not be.
A laboratory should investigate the accuracy and precision
of a method when the method is new, the method is questioned because of external quality-control (QC) data, or the validity of the results is questionable.
The most important criteria for C,H,N analysis in the majority of analytical laboratories are for optimal accuracy and precision
across a wide range of sample types.