Advanced Medical Statistics

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World Scientific, 2003 - Medical - 1101 pages
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This book presents new and powerful advanced statistical methods that have been used in modern medicine, drug development, and epidemiology. Some of these methods were initially developed for tackling medical problems. All 29 chapters are self-contained. Each chapter represents the new development and future research topics for a medical or statistical branch. For the benefit of readers with different statistical background, each chapter follows a similar style: the explanation of medical challenges, statistical ideas and strategies, statistical methods and techniques, mathematical remarks and background and reference. All chapters are written by experts of the respective topics.
 

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Contents

History of Statistical Thinking in Medicine
3
Evaluation of Diagnostic Tests Accuracy in the
21
Statistical Methods for Dependent Data
45
Statistics used in Quality Control Quality Assurance
101
CostEffectiveness Analysis
157
Issues Concerning Assessment
195
MetaAnalysis
233
Describing Data Variability and OverDispersion in
319
Statistical Models and Methods in Infectious Diseases
645
Special Models for Sampling Survey
685
The Use of CaptureRecapture Methodology in
711
Statistical Methods in the Effect Evaluation of
741
Causal Inference
777
Survival Analysis
815
Regression Models for the Analysis
837
Density Estimation and
885

Time Series Analysis And Its Applications in
333
Applications of Statistical Methods in Medical Imaging
379
Statistics in Pharmacology and PreClinical Studies
409
Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research
443
Statistics in Toxicology
495
Some Statistical Issues of Relevence
523
Statistics in Genetics
583
DoseResponse Modeling in Health Risk Assessment
617
Bayesian Methods
933
Stochastic Process and Their Applications in
991
TreeBased Methods
1033
Maximum Likelihood Estimation From Incomplete
1051
Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks
1073
Index
1091
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