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Encyclopaedic Companion to Medical Statistics

ISBN-10: 0470684194

ISBN-13: 9780470684191

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Brian S. Everitt, Christopher R. Palmer, Robert Horton

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The Encyclopaedic Companion to Medical Statistics, contains a readable accounts of almost 400 statistical topics central to current medical research. Each entry has been written by an individual chosen for both their expertise in the field and their ability to communicate statistical concepts successfully to medical researchers. Real examples from the biomedical literature and relevant illustrations feature in many entries, and extensive cross-referencing signposts the reader to related entries.This edition includes recent developments and new topics which include: Genomewide association studies, Multivariate and multivariable analysis, Multiple testing, False discovery rates, Life expectancy, Causal effects (direct and indirect), Mendelian randomisation, G-estimation, Sample size reestimation, Seamless phase II/III trials, Biomarker validation, Surrogate outcomes, Mediation, Principal stratification, Regulatory statistical matters, League tables, Propensity score, Inverse probability weighting Quantile/percentile/centile, LMS method, Common errors in statistical analyses in medicine, Variance stabilization, Bioconductor, Non-linear models, Marginal structural models, publication bias, Paradoxes, Missing data, Multi-state models, Support vector machines, Random forests, Lasso and Surrogate endpoints.
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Book details

List price: $118.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 12/17/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 516
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Biographical Information on the Editors
List of Contributors
Abbreviations and Acronyms
The Encyclopaedic Companion to Medical Statistics