Statistical Methods for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750640657

Statistical Methods for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

1st Edition

Authors: Paul Myles Tony Gin
Paperback ISBN: 9780750640657
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 27th September 2000
Page Count: 176
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Description

Statistics is traditionally perceived to be a difficult topic, however, it is essential for the trainee to develop a basic understanding of its fundamental principles. This book is designed to help the reader systematically learn the basics, using real examples from anaesthetic and intensive care literature to illustrate the principles discussed and relate them to practice.

Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750640657

About the Author

Paul Myles

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Research and Specialist Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Victoria; Associate Professor, Departments of Anaesthesia, and Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Tony Gin

Affiliations and Expertise

Chairman and Chief of Service, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong Professor, Chairman & Chief of Service