Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Over the last twenty years there has been a dramatic upsurge in the application of meta--analysis to medical research. This has mainly been due to greater emphasis on evidence--based medicine and the need for reliable summaries of the vast and expanding volume of clinical research. At the same time there have been great strides in the development and refinement of the associated statistical methodology. This book describes the planning, conduct and reporting of a meta--analysis as applied to a series of randomized controlled clinical trials. aeo The various approaches are presented within a general unified framework. aeo Meta--analysis techniques are described in detail, from their theoretical development through to practical implementation. aeo Each topic discussed is supported by detailed worked examples. aeo A comparison of fixed and random effects approaches is included, as well as a discussion of Bayesian methods and cumulative meta--analysis. aeo Fully documented programs using standard statistical procedures in SAS are available on the Web. Ideally suited for practising statisticians and statistically--minded medical professionals, the book will also be of use to graduate students of medical statistics. The book is a self--contained and comprehensive account of the subject and an essential purchase for anyone involved in clinical trials.

Buy Meta-Analysis of Controlled Clinical Trials book by Anne Whitehead from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780471983705
ISBN-10: 0471983705
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 164mm x 28mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Meta-Analysis of Controlled Clinical Trials book by Anne Whitehead and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Author Anne Whitehead

Emperor's Shadow by Anne Whitehead

The Emperor's Shadow

Paperback, May 2016
$19.28
Betsy and the Emperor by Anne Whitehead

Betsy and the Emperor

Paperback, September 2015
$27.71
Memory by Anne Whitehead

Memory

Hardback, September 2008
$148.50