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Introductory Statistics for the Health Sciences

Lise DeShea, Larry E. Toothaker
March 23, 2015

Introductory Statistics for the Health Sciences takes students on a journey to a wilderness where science explores the unknown, providing students with a strong, practical foundation in statistics. Using a color format throughout, the book contains engaging figures that illustrate real data sets...

Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials for Predictive Medicine

Shigeyuki Matsui, Marc Buyse, Richard Simon
March 19, 2015

Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials for Predictive Medicine provides statistical guidance on conducting clinical trials for predictive medicine. It covers statistical topics relevant to the main clinical research phases for developing molecular diagnostics and therapeutics—from identifying...

Inference Principles for Biostatisticians

Ian C. Marschner
December 11, 2014

Designed for students training to become biostatisticians as well as practicing biostatisticians, Inference Principles for Biostatisticians presents the theoretical and conceptual foundations of biostatistics. It covers the theoretical underpinnings essential to understanding subsequent core...

Sample Size Calculations for Clustered and Longitudinal Outcomes in Clinical Research

Chul Ahn, Moonseoung Heo, Song Zhang
December 09, 2014

Accurate sample size calculation ensures that clinical studies have adequate power to detect clinically meaningful effects. This results in the efficient use of resources and avoids exposing a disproportionate number of patients to experimental treatments caused by an overpowered study. Sample...

Modelling Survival Data in Medical Research, Third Edition

David Collett
December 04, 2014

Modelling Survival Data in Medical Research describes the modelling approach to the analysis of survival data using a wide range of examples from biomedical research. Well known for its nontechnical style, this third edition contains new chapters on frailty models and their applications, competing...

Noninferiority Testing in Clinical Trials: Issues and Challenges

Tie-Hua Ng
December 01, 2014

Take Your NI Trial to the Next Level Reflecting the vast research on noninferiority (NI) designs from the past 15 years, Noninferiority Testing in Clinical Trials: Issues and Challenges explains how to choose the NI margin as a small fraction of the therapeutic effect of the active control in a...

Clinical Trial Biostatistics and Biopharmaceutical Applications

Walter R. Young, Ding-Geng (Din) Chen
November 20, 2014

Since 1945, "The Annual Deming Conference on Applied Statistics" has been an important event in the statistics profession. In Clinical Trial Biostatistics and Biopharmaceutical Applications, prominent speakers from past Deming conferences present novel biostatistical methodologies in clinical...

Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis for the Life Sciences, Second Edition

Claus Thorn Ekstrom, Helle Sørensen
November 06, 2014

A Hands-On Approach to Teaching Introductory Statistics Expanded with over 100 more pages, Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis for the Life Sciences, Second Edition presents the right balance of data examples, statistical theory, and computing to teach introductory statistics to students in...

Design and Analysis of Cross-Over Trials, Third Edition

Byron Jones, Michael G. Kenward
October 08, 2014

Design and Analysis of Cross-Over Trials is concerned with a specific kind of comparative trial known as the cross-over trial, in which subjects receive different sequences of treatments. Such trials are widely used in clinical and medical research, and in other diverse areas such as veterinary...

Mixed Effects Models for the Population Approach: Models, Tasks, Methods and Tools

Marc Lavielle
July 14, 2014

Wide-Ranging Coverage of Parametric Modeling in Linear and Nonlinear Mixed Effects ModelsMixed Effects Models for the Population Approach: Models, Tasks, Methods and Tools presents a rigorous framework for describing, implementing, and using mixed effects models. With these models, readers can...

Foundational and Applied Statistics for Biologists Using R

Ken A. Aho
December 17, 2013

Full of biological applications, exercises, and interactive graphical examples, Foundational and Applied Statistics for Biologists Using R presents comprehensive coverage of both modern analytical methods and statistical foundations. The author harnesses the inherent properties of the R environment...

Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology

Lyle D. Broemeling
August 13, 2013

Written by a biostatistics expert with over 20 years of experience in the field, Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology presents statistical methods used in epidemiology from a Bayesian viewpoint. It employs the software package WinBUGS to carry out the analyses and offers the code in the text and for...

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