Evaluating Drug Literature: A Statistical Approach / Edition 1 by Richard L. Slaughter, David J. Edwards | | 9780071347297 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Evaluating Drug Literature: A Statistical Approach / Edition 1

Evaluating Drug Literature: A Statistical Approach / Edition 1

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by Richard L. Slaughter, David J. Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071347291

ISBN-13: 9780071347297

Pub. Date: 05/08/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Important new textbook gives students of pharmacy a one-stop resource to develop the necessary skills to find, read, understand, and evaluate drug literature. Epidemiological and mathematical concepts are explained clearly and concisely with real examples, not hypothetical case studies. Key concepts correlation and regression analysis, survival curve analysis, medical

Overview

Important new textbook gives students of pharmacy a one-stop resource to develop the necessary skills to find, read, understand, and evaluate drug literature. Epidemiological and mathematical concepts are explained clearly and concisely with real examples, not hypothetical case studies. Key concepts correlation and regression analysis, survival curve analysis, medical informatics, research process and experimental design are presented clearly and made relevant to the pharmacy arena.

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ISBN-13:
9780071347297
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
05/08/2001
Pages:
369
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.25(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Drug Literature.Chapter 2: Searching Drug Literature. Chapter 3: The Publication Process. Chapter 4: Classification of Study Design: Observational Research. Chapter 5: Study Design: Experimental Research. Chapter 6: Data Measurement, Description, and Presentation. Chapter 7: Concepts in Inferential Statistics: Distributions, Confidence Intervals, and Hypothesis Testing. Chapter 8: Evaluating Statistical Results: Parametric Tests. Chapter 9: Evaluating Statistical Results: Nonparametric Tests. Chapter 10: Evaluating Statistical Results: Correlation, Regression, Survival Life Analysis. Chapter 11: Critical Appraisal of Meta-Analysis. Chapter 12: Evaluating Pharmacoeconomic Literature. Chapter 13: Managing Uncertainty in Decision Analysis with Sensitivity Analysis. Chapter 14: Ethical Concerns in Drug Research and Literature Evaluation. Chapter 15: The Future of Drug Information and the Internet. Answer Key. (and more...)

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Evaluating Drug Literature: A Statistical Approach 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This book is a great resource for students who need statistics written in 'layman' terms. The definitions and examples are easy to understand. I highly recommend this book.