Biostatistics in Clinical Trials

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Carol K. Redmond, Theodore Colton
Wiley, Apr 25, 2001 - Medical - 522 pages
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The second volume in the Wiley reference series in Biostatistics.
Featuring articles from the prestigious Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, many of which have been fully revised and updated to include recent developments, Biostatistics in Clinical Trials also includes up to 25% newly commissioned material reflecting the latest thinking in:
  • Bayesian methods
  • Benefit/risk assessment
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Ethics
  • Fraud

With exceptional contributions from leading experts in academia, government and industry, Biostatistics in Clinical Trials has been designed to complement existing texts by providing extensive, up-to-date coverage and introducing the reader to the research literature.
Offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of clinical trials Biostatistics in Clinical Trials:

  • Includes concise definitions and introductions to numerous concepts found in current literature
  • Discusses the software and textbooks available
  • Uses extensive cross-references helping to facilitate further research and enabling the reader to locate definitions and related concepts

Biostatistics in Clinical Trials offers both academics and practitioners from various disciplines and settings, such as universities, the pharmaceutical industry and clinical research organisations, up-to-date information as well as references to assist professionals involved in the design and conduct of clinical trials.

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Peter Smith is senior vice president of academic strategies and development for Kaplan Higher Eduction and is the former assistant director for education of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Smith also served as the founding president of California State University at Monterey Bay and the Community College of Vermont. He served as Vermont's lieutenant governor from 1982?1986 and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1989. Dr. Smith is the author of the critically acclaimed The Quiet Crisis: How Higher Education Is Failing America.

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