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

Introduction: Thinking, Designing, Executing

Chapter 1. Clinical Development and Statistics

Chapter 2. Questions For 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

Chapter 8. Statistical Significance, Explanation, and Prediction

Chapter 9. Exploratory and Confirmatory Clinical Trials

Chapter 10. One, Two, Three Testing

Chapter 11. Elements of Clinical Trial Design I

Chapter 12. Elements of Clinical Trial Design II

Chapter 13. Endpoints

Chapter 14. Sample Size

Chapter 15. Concluding Remarks

Glossary

Index

Details

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

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