Issues in the Design and Evaluation of Medical Trials

Issues in the Design and Evaluation of Medical Trials

by J.W. Weiner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400988835
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/08/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1980
Pages: 215
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Research and Data.- Training Clinical Specialists.- Consultative Support.- The Patient Management Protocol.- Issues in Data Management.- Integrating Clinical Research and Patient and Data Management.- 2 Patient Management and Decision Models.- Logic and Logical Operations.- Constrained Logical Basis.- Symptom-Diagnosis Tables.- Probability Tables.- Decision Trees.- Summary.- 3 Historical and Current Guidelines for Medical Trials.- Notes on Planning and Evaluation of Research.- Experimental Design of Clinical Trials.- Design and Analysis of Random Clinical Trials.- Protocol Development.- Summary.- 4 Research Planning.- Identification.- Translation to Measurements.- New Hypotheses.- Evaluation.- Summary.- 5 Information Processing.- Scientific Concepts and Information Processing.- Procedural Details in Providing an Information Processing Service.- Summary.- 6 Analysis of Functions.- Functions and Behavior.- Functional Analysis and Physical Examination.- Functional Analysis in Clinical Studies.- Functional Analysis and Scientific Method.- Summary.- 7 Allocation and Monitoring.- Allocation.- Monitoring Conduct and Performance.- Summary.- 8 Multi-Institutional and Multi-Disciplinary Research.- Organizational Structure.- Descriptions of the Study.- Feasibility Analyses.- Summary.- References.

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