Fast Facts: Medical Statistics: Understanding clinical trial results
Using real examples from oncology trials, but keeping it simple, this concise resource explains the basic principles of medical statistics so that you can better appraise clinical trial results.
Key concepts covered in this book include:
Kaplan–Meier curves and other graphic representations of data
calculating the power of a study
the stopping rules for efficacy and futility.
' Fast Facts: Medical Statistics' is aimed at all clinicians, clinical scientists, medical writers and regulatory personnel who need a better understanding of the statistical terms and methods used in the planning of studies and the analysis of clinical trial data. If you have ever wanted to know what a type I error is, how an odds ratio is calculated or what a forest plot is really all about, then this is the book for you.
Analysis of time-to-event endpoints
Power and sample size
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