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Title Meta-analysis in medicine and health policy / edited by Dalene K. Stangl, Donald A. Berry.
Imprint New York ; Basel : Marcel Dekker, ©2000.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 398 pages) : illustrations.
Series Biostatistics ; 4
Biostatistics (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 4.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Meta-analysis.
Epidemiology -- Research.
Medical care.
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics.
Health Services Research.
Meta-Analysis as Topic.
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics as Topic.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Series Introduction; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Meta-analysis: Past and Present Challenges; Meta-analysis of Heterogeneously Reported Study Results: A Bayesian Approach; Meta-analysis versus Large Trials: Resolving the Controversy; A Bayesian Meta-analysis of Randomized Mega-trials for the Choice of Thrombolytic Agents in Acute Myocardial Infarction; Combining Studies with Continuous and Dichotomous Responses: A Latent-Variables Approach; Computer-modeling and Graphical Strategies for Meta-analysis; Meta-analysis for 2 x 2 Tables with Multiple Treatment Groups.
Summary A discussion of meta-analysis strategies in medicine and health policy. It builds on sound principles, develops methodologies to solve statistical problems and presents concrete applications used by experienced medical practitioners and health policy-makers. There are numerous open questions.
Other Author Stangl, Dalene K., 1956-
Berry, Donald A.
Other Title Print version: Meta-analysis in medicine and health policy. New York ; Basel : Marcel Dekker, ©2000 0824790308