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In biostatistical research and courses, practitioners and students often lack a thorough understanding of how to apply statistical methods to synthesize biomedical and clinical trial data. Filling this knowledge gap, Applied Meta-Analysis with R shows how to implement statistical meta-analysis...
Published May 22nd 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
In cancer research, a traditional phase II trial is designed as a single-arm trial that compares the experimental therapy to a historical control. This simple trial design has led to several adverse issues, including increased false positivity of phase II trial results and negative phase III trials...
Published May 1st 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
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...
Published November 11th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Confidence Intervals for Proportions and Related Measures of Effect Size illustrates the use of effect size measures and corresponding confidence intervals as more informative alternatives to the most basic and widely used significance tests. The book provides you with a deep understanding of what...
Published August 24th 2012 by CRC Press
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...
Published August 6th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
As the development of medicines has become more globalized, the geographic variations in the efficacy and safety of pharmaceutical products need to be addressed. To accelerate the product development process and shorten approval time, researchers are beginning to design multiregional trials that...
Published July 25th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Methods and Applications
Interval-Censored Time-to-Event Data: Methods and Applications collects the most recent techniques, models, and computational tools for interval-censored time-to-event data. Top biostatisticians from academia, biopharmaceutical industries, and government agencies discuss how these advances are...
Published July 18th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
With Applications in R
In longitudinal studies it is often of interest to investigate how a marker that is repeatedly measured in time is associated with a time to an event of interest, e.g., prostate cancer studies where longitudinal PSA level measurements are collected in conjunction with the time-to-recurrence. Joint...
Published June 21st 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
The emergence of high-speed computing has facilitated the development of many exciting statistical and mathematical methods in the last 25 years, broadening the landscape of available tools in statistical investigations of complex data. Biostatistics: A Computing Approach focuses on visualization...
Published December 19th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Nonpharmacological treatments include a wide variety of treatments such as surgery, technical procedures, implantable and non-implantable devices, rehabilitation, psychotherapy, and behavioral interventions. Unlike pharmacological treatments, these have no specific requirements for approval....
Published December 18th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Survival Analysis in Medicine and Genetics
To Be Published June 17th 2013
Optimal Design for Nonlinear Response Models
To Be Published July 22nd 2013
Biosimilars: Design and Analysis of Follow-on Biologics
To Be Published August 1st 2013
Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology
To Be Published August 25th 2013
Theory of Drug Development
To Be Published September 23rd 2013
Statistical Analysis of Human Growth and Development
To Be Published November 7th 2013
Benefit-Risk Assessment in Pharmaceutical Research and Development
To Be Published November 17th 2013
Patient-Reported Outcomes: Measurement, Implementation and Interpretation
To Be Published January 14th 2014
Equivalency and Noninferiority Testing in Clinical Trials: Issues and Challenges
To Be Published February 24th 2014
Analysis of Competing Risks Data: Concepts, Methods and Software
To Be Published February 28th 2014