Statistical Methods for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Paul Myles
  • Tony Gin
    • Print ISBN 9780750640657

    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

    About the authors

    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