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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...

Regression Models as a Tool in Medical Research

Werner Vach
November 27, 2012

While regression models have become standard tools in medical research, understanding how to properly apply the models and interpret the results is often challenging for beginners. Regression Models as a Tool in Medical Research presents the fundamental concepts and important aspects of regression...

Bayesian Methods in Health Economics

Gianluca Baio
November 12, 2012

Health economics is concerned with the study of the cost-effectiveness of health care interventions. This book provides an overview of Bayesian methods for the analysis of health economic data. After an introduction to the basic economic concepts and methods of evaluation, it presents Bayesian...

Applied Medical Statistics Using SAS

Geoff Der, Brian S. Everitt
October 01, 2012

Written with medical statisticians and medical researchers in mind, this intermediate-level reference explores the use of SAS for analyzing medical data. Applied Medical Statistics Using SAS covers the whole range of modern statistical methods used in the analysis of medical data, including...

Medical Biostatistics, Third Edition

Abhaya Indrayan
August 07, 2012

Encyclopedic in breadth, yet practical and concise, Medical Biostatistics, Third Edition focuses on the statistical aspects of medicine with a medical perspective, showing the utility of biostatistics as a tool to manage many medical uncertainties. The author concludes "Just as results of medical...

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