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Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

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21-30 of 68 results in Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series
  1. Adaptive Design Methods in Clinical Trials, Second Edition

    By Shein-Chung Chow, Mark Chang

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    With new statistical and scientific issues arising in adaptive clinical trial design, including the U.S. FDA’s recent draft guidance, a new edition of one of the first books on the topic is needed. Adaptive Design Methods in Clinical Trials, Second Edition reflects recent developments and...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  2. Bayesian Analysis Made Simple

    An Excel GUI for WinBUGS

    By Phil Woodward

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    Although the popularity of the Bayesian approach to statistics has been growing for years, many still think of it as somewhat esoteric, not focused on practical issues, or generally too difficult to understand. Bayesian Analysis Made Simple is aimed at those who wish to apply Bayesian methods but...

    Published August 25th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. Advanced Bayesian Methods for Medical Test Accuracy

    By Lyle D. Broemeling

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    Useful in many areas of medicine and biology, Bayesian methods are particularly attractive tools for the design of clinical trials and diagnostic tests, which are based on established information, usually from related previous studies. Advanced Bayesian Methods for Medical Test Accuracy begins with...

    Published July 31st 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Statistical Evaluation of Diagnostic Performance

    Topics in ROC Analysis

    By Kelly H. Zou, Aiyi Liu, Andriy I. Bandos, Lucila Ohno-Machado, Howard E. Rockette

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    Statistical evaluation of diagnostic performance in general and Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) analysis in particular are important for assessing the performance of medical tests and statistical classifiers, as well as for evaluating predictive models or algorithms. This book presents...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. Design and Analysis of Non-Inferiority Trials

    By Mark D. Rothmann, Brian L. Wiens, Ivan S.F. Chan

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    The increased use of non-inferiority analysis has been accompanied by a proliferation of research on the design and analysis of non-inferiority studies. Using examples from real clinical trials, Design and Analysis of Non-Inferiority Trials brings together this body of research and confronts the...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  6. Controversial Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials

    By Shein-Chung Chow

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    In clinical trial practice, controversial statistical issues inevitably occur regardless of the compliance with good statistical practice and good clinical practice. But by identifying the causes of the issues and correcting them, the study objectives of clinical trials can be better achieved....

    Published June 14th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. Dose Finding by the Continual Reassessment Method

    By Ying Kuen Cheung

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    As clinicians begin to realize the important role of dose-finding in the drug development process, there is an increasing openness to "novel" methods proposed in the past two decades. In particular, the Continual Reassessment Method (CRM) and its variations have drawn much attention in the medical...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  8. Medical Biostatistics, Second Edition

    By Abhaya Indrayan

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    Emphasizing statistical concepts used in medicine, the interpretation of methods, and applications, Medical Biostatistics, Second Edition shows how biostatistical methods are important tools in managing uncertainties in medicine and the health sciences. With coverage ranging from elementary topics,...

    Published March 22nd 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  9. Measures of Interobserver Agreement and Reliability

    By Mohamed M. Shoukri

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    Agreement among at least two evaluators is an issue of prime importance to statisticians, clinicians, epidemiologists, psychologists, and many other scientists. Measuring interobserver agreement is a method used to evaluate inconsistencies in findings from different evaluators who collect the same...

    Published January 2nd 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Measures of Interobserver Agreement and Reliability, Second Edition

    By Mohamed M. Shoukri

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

    Measures of Interobserver Agreement and Reliability, Second Edition covers important issues related to the design and analysis of reliability and agreement studies. It examines factors affecting the degree of measurement errors in reliability generalization studies and characteristics influencing...

    Published December 13th 2010 by CRC Press