Statistical Methods for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Author
By Paul Myles, MB, BS, MPH, MD, FCARCSI, FANZCA and Tony Gin, MB, ChB, BSc, MD, DipHSM, FRCA, FANZCA
ISBN
9780750640657
Publication Date
10-10-2000
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* enables the reader to interpret statistical methods used in journal articles, understand and use statistics in research projects (and pass examinations!) * offers clear advice on the appropriate use of statistics in anaesthesia and intensive care
* explains in simple terms the various statistical methods
Statistics is traditionally perceived to be a difficult topic, however, it is essential for the trainee to develop a basic understanding of its fundamental principles. This book is designed to help the reader systematically learn the basics, using real examples from anaesthetic and intensive care literature to illustrate the principles discussed and relate them to practice.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780750640657
Author Informaiton By Paul Myles, MB, BS, MPH, MD, FCARCSI, FANZCA, 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; and Tony Gin, MB, ChB, BSc, MD, DipHSM, FRCA, FANZCA, Chairman and Chief of Service, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
Table of Content 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
Publication Date 10-10-2000
Pages 176
Stock Status In Stock
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