European directive on confidential dataBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6932.859c (Published 26 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:859
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- David J Godden
- Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB9 2ZD.
Editor,--Elsebeth Lynge's editorial on the European directive on confidential data draws attention to a major threat to epidemiological research.1 I have participated in a series of studies of a population originally identified in Aberdeen in …