Statistical Methods for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

1st Edition

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Description

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.

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:
© 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750640657

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