Medical Uses of Statistics
John C. Bailar, David C. Hoaglin
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 10, 2012 - Medical - 528 pages
A new edition of the classic guide to the use of statistics in medicine, featuring examples from articles in the New England Journal of Medicine
Medical Uses of Statistics has served as one of the most influential works on the subject for physicians, physicians-in-training, and a myriad of healthcare experts who need a clear idea of the proper application of statistical techniques in clinical studies as well as the implications of their interpretation for clinical practice. This Third Edition maintains the focus on the critical ideas, rather than the mechanics, to give practitioners and students the resources they need to understand the statistical methods they encounter in modern medical literature.
Bringing together contributions from more than two dozen distinguished statisticians and medical doctors, this volume stresses the underlying concepts in areas such as randomized trials, survival analysis, genetics, linear regression, meta-analysis, and risk analysis. The Third Edition includes:
Medical Uses of Statistics, Third Edition is a valuable resource for researchers and physicians working in any health-related field. It is also an excellent supplemental book for courses on medicine, biostatistics, and clinical research at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels.
You can also visit the New England Journal of Medicine website for related information.
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Crossover and SelfControlled Designs
The Series of Consecutive Cases as
CHAPTER 13AnalyzingData from Ordered Categories
COMMUNICATING RESULTS CHAPTER 14Guidelines for StatisticalReporting
Reporting ofSubgroup Analyses in Clinical Trials
Combining Results from Independent
JOURNAL OF MEDICINE THE PRACTICE OFRESEARCH SYNTHESIS
STUDIES CONTROVERSIAL ISSUESIN SYSTEMATIC
CROSSSECTIONAL STUDIES SOME GENERALISSUES IN REGRESSION MODELING