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Genre/Form: | Electronic books Miscellanea |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: Moyé, Lemuel A. Statistical reasoning in medicine. New York : Springer, ©2006 (DLC) 2006930252 (OCoLC)71257488 |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Lemuel A Moyé |

ISBN: | 9780387462127 0387462120 0387329137 9780387329130 9786610938445 661093844X |

OCLC Number: | 262687494 |

Description: | 1 online resource (xx, 301 pages) : illustrations |

Contents: | Prologue -- The Basis of Statistical Reasoning in Medicine -- Search Versus Research -- A Hypothesis Testing Primer -- Mistaken Identity: P-Values in Epidemiology -- Shrine Worship -- P-Values, Power, and Efficacy -- Scientific Reasoing, P-Values, and the Court -- One-Sided Versus Two-Sided Testing -- Multiple Testing and Combined Endpoints -- Subgroup Analysis -- P-Values and Regression Analyses -- Bayesian Analysis: Posterior P-Values. |

Responsibility: | Lemuel A. Moyé. |

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From the reviews of the second edition:"This book presents statisitical principles for health-care workers without previous statsitical training beyond an introductory course in applied statistics. The exposition uses nonmathematical language and rich examples in explaining the correct use of many statistical methods, interpretations of p values, and the results of clinical studies. Although intended for health-care workers, this book will help nonstatisticians better understand statistics in medical research, especially those looking to intepret statistical findings more scientifically." (Peng Huang, The American Statistician, Vol. 61, No. 3, 2007)"This book's purpose is a nonmathematical access on statistical inference and p-values in health care research as well as on core principles of research design. It is organized in 12 chapters and 3 appendices. Each chapter is accompanied by a conclusion section, a reference list and numerous entertaining real and hypothetical examples. ... In summary, this text book retains the intended nonmathematical readership and provides an entertaining introduction to the principles of statistical reasoning." (Iris Burkholder, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1111 (8), 2007) Read more...

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