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Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

Series Editor: Shein-Chung Chow, Karl E. Peace, Jen-pei Liu, Byron Jones, Bruce W. Turnbull

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11-20 of 68 results in Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series
  1. Randomized Phase II Cancer Clinical Trials

    By Sin-Ho Jung

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  2. Bayesian Methods in Health Economics

    By Gianluca Baio

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  3. Confidence Intervals for Proportions and Related Measures of Effect Size

    By Robert G. Newcombe

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  4. Medical Biostatistics, Third Edition

    By Abhaya Indrayan

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  5. Design and Analysis of Bridging Studies

    Edited by Jen-pei Liu, Shein-Chung Chow, Chin-Fu Hsiao

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  6. Interval-Censored Time-to-Event Data

    Methods and Applications

    Edited by Ding-Geng (Din) Chen, Jianguo Sun, Karl E. Peace

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  7. Joint Models for Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data

    With Applications in R

    By Dimitris Rizopoulos

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  8. Biostatistics: A Computing Approach

    By Stewart Anderson

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  9. Randomized Clinical Trials of Nonpharmacological Treatments

    Edited by Isabelle Boutron, Philippe Ravaud, David Moher

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    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

  10. Adaptive Design Methods in Clinical Trials

    By Shein-Chung Chow, Mark Chang

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    Although adaptive design methods are flexible and useful in clinical research, little or no regulatory guidelines are available. One of the first books on the topic, Adaptive Design Methods in Clinical Trials presents the principles and methodologies in adaptive design and analysis that pertain to...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC