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Author Tal, Joseph.
Title Strategy and statistics in clinical trials : a non-statisticians guide to thinking, designing, and executing / Joseph Tal.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, ©2011.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 267 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Clinical trials -- Statistical methods.
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms.
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics as Topic.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Evaluation Studies as Topic.
Public Health.
Natural Science Disciplines.
Investigative Techniques.
Quality of Health Care.
Disciplines and Occupations.
Environment and Public Health.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment.
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation.
Delivery of Health Care.
Statistics as Topic.
Clinical Trials as Topic.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Clinical development and statistics: the general view -- Questions for planning trials -- Medical product attributes -- Setting research objectives -- Statistical thinking -- Estimation -- From description to testing: a beginning -- Statistical significance, explanation and prediction -- Exploratory and confirmatory clinical trials -- One, two, three testing: hypothesis testing and multiplicity -- Elements of clinical trial design I: putting it together -- Elements of clinical trial design II -- Endpoints -- Sample size -- Concluding remarks.
Summary Strategy and Statistics in Clinical Trials is for all individuals engaged in clinical research, including professors, physicians, researchers in corporate and government laboratories, nurses, members of the allied health professions, and post-doctoral and graduate students who are potentially less exposed to understanding the pivotal role of statistics. . Enables nonstatisticians to better understand research processes and statistics' role in these processes . Offers real-life case studies and provides a practical, "how to" guide to biomedical R & D . Delineates the statistical building blocks and concepts of clinical trials . Promotes effective cooperation between statisticians and important other parties.
Other Title Print version: Tal, Joseph. Strategy and statistics in clinical trials. Burlington, MA : Academic Press, 2011 9780123869098