No matter what type of programming you do in a pharmaceutical environment there will eventually be a need to combine your data with a look-up table. This look-up table could be a code list for adverse events, a list of names for visits, or just one of your own summary data sets containing totals that you will be using to calculate percentages, and you may have your favourite way to incorporate it. This paper will describe, and discuss the reasons for, using 5 different simple ways to merge data sets with look-up tables, so that, when you take over the maintenance of a new program, you will be ready for anything!
- PhUSE, Brussels, Belgium – 15th October 2013
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