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Statistical Methods for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Written in a user-friendly style, each chapter begins with a summary of key points, basic definitions and principles. This is an essential guide for all anaesthetists interested in reading journal articles and conducting research, and it also provides a basic grounding for those preparing for specialist examinations.

Paperback, 176 Pages

Published: September 2000

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-4065-7

Contents

  • Data types; Descriptive statistics; Principles of probability and inference; Research design; Comparing groups: numerical data; Comparing groups: categorical data; Regression and correlation; Predicting outcome: diagnostic tests or predictive equations; Survival Analysis; Large trials, meta-analysis, and evidence-based medicine; Statistical errors in anaesthesia; How to design a clinical trial; Which statistical test to use: algorithms

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