Description

Strategy and Statistics in Clinical Trials is for all individuals engaged in clinical research, including professors, physicians, researchers in corporate and government laboratories, nurses, members of the allied health professions, and post-doctoral and graduate students who are potentially less exposed to understanding the pivotal role of statistics.

Key Features

  • Enables non-statisticians to better understand research processes and statistics' role in these processes
  • Offers real-life case studies and provides a practical, "how to" guide to biomedical R&D
  • Delineates the statistical building blocks and concepts of clinical trials
  • Promotes effective cooperation between statisticians and important other parties

Readership

Strategy and Statistics in Clinical Trials is for all individuals engaged in clinical research, interested in a better understanding of statistics, including professional clinical researchers, professors, physicians, researchers in laboratory, corporate and government laboratories, clinical research nurses, members of the allied health professions, post-doctoral and graduate students.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1.) Clinical Development and Statistics: The General View

Chapter 2.) Questions when Planning Trials

Chapter 3.) Medical Product Attributes

Chapter 4.) Setting Research Objectives

Chapter 5.) Statistical Thinking

Chapter 6.) Estimation

Chapter 7.) From Description to Testing: A Beginning

Chapter 8.) Statistical Significance, Explanation and Prediction

Chapter 9.) Exploratory and Confirmatory Clinical Trials

Chapter 10.) One, Two, Three Testing: Hypothesis Testing and Multiplicity

Chapter 11.) Elements of Clinical Trial Design I: Putting it together

Chapter 12.) Elements of Clinical Trial Design II

Chapter 13.) Choosing Trial Endpoints

Chapter 14.) Determination of Sample Size

Chapter 15.) Concluding Remarks

Details

No. of pages:
278
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123869098
Electronic ISBN:
9780123869920