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Title A handbook of applied statistics in pharmacology / Katsumi Kobayashi, K. Sadasivan Pillai.
Imprint Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press/Taylor Francis Group ; Enfield, N.H. : Science Publishers, ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
Subject Pharmacology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pharmacology, Clinical -- Handbooks.
Statistics as Topic -- methods -- Handbooks.
Pharmacology, Clinical.
Statistics as Topic -- methods.
Genre Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Contents Probability -- Distribution -- Mean, mode, median -- Variance, standard deviation, standard error, coefficient of variation -- Analysis of normality and homogeneity of variance -- Transformation of data and outliers -- Tests for significant differences -- T-tests -- Correlation analysis -- Regression analysis -- Multivariate analysis -- Non-parametric tests -- Cluster analysis -- Trend tests -- Survival analysis -- Dose response relationships -- Analysis of pathology data -- Designing an animal experiment in pharmacology and toxicology : randomization, determining sample size -- How to select an appropriate statistical tool?
Summary Statistics plays an important role in pharmacology and related subjects such as toxicology and drug discovery and development. Improper statistical tool selection to analyze the data obtained from studies conducted in these subjects may result in wrongful interpretation of the performance- or safety- of drugs. This book has communicates statistical tools in simple language. The examples used in the book are similar to those that the scientists encounter regularly in their research area. The authors have provided cognitive clues for selection of an appropriate statistical tool to analyse the data obtained from the studies and how to interpret the result of the statistical analysis.
Other Author Pillai, K. Sadasivan.
Other Title Print version: Kobayashi, Katsumi. Handbook of applied statistics in pharmacology. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor Francis Group ; Enfield, N.H. : Science Publishers, ©2012 9781578087525