Strategy and Statistics in Clinical Trials: A non-statisticians guide to thinking, designing and executing

Other Format (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $54.38
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 22%)
Other sellers (Other Format)
  • All (7) from $54.38   
  • New (5) from $54.38   
  • Used (2) from $178.98   

Overview

Biomedical R&D can be strikingly complex. Through the persistent efforts of talented individuals from numerous fields we have a steady stream of medical innovation. Such fields include chemistry and clinical medicine, physics and pharmacokinetics, marketing, biology, toxicology, nursing, regulatory and finance. Statistical methods and concepts provide the means for processing the results which are intrinsic for clinical innovations.

Statistics gives life science the language to communicate its achievements and failures. Strategy and Statistics in Clinical Trials provides the tools for formulating judicious questions, designing optimal studies and testing succinct hypotheses.

Written in an accessible style with occasional humor, Strategy and Statistics makes for engaging reading and insightful discussion. The author presents the statistical view of clinical trials and provides a practical guide that contains extensive clinical case studies based on more than 20 years experience.

As biomedical research grows ever more complex, professionals need to understand their colleague’s work in order to communicate productively and move to the next step in the research process. Strategy and Statistics will provide the reader with the tools and framework to maximize efforts and reach objectives in this important process to achieve significant results.

• 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

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123869098
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 7/28/2011
  • Pages: 278
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1.) Clinical Development and Statistics: The General View

Chapter 2.) Questions when 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: A Beginning

Chapter 8.) Statistical Significance, Explanation and Prediction

Chapter 9.) Exploratory and Confirmatory Clinical Trials

Chapter 10.) One, Two, Three Testing: Hypothesis Testing and Multiplicity

Chapter 11.) Elements of Clinical Trial Design I: Putting it together

Chapter 12.) Elements of Clinical Trial Design II

Chapter 13.) Choosing Trial Endpoints

Chapter 14.) Determination of Sample Size

Chapter 15.) Concluding Remarks

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)