Methods of Clinical Epidemiology by Suhail A. R. DoiMethods of Clinical Epidemiology by Suhail A. R. Doi

Methods of Clinical Epidemiology

bySuhail A. R. Doi

Hardcover | June 12, 2013

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"Methods of Clinical Epidemiology" serves as a text on methods useful to clinical researchers. It provides a clear introduction to the common research methodology specific to clinical research for both students and researchers. This book sets out to fill the gap left by texts that concentrate on public health epidemiology and focuses on what is not covered well in such texts. The four sections cover methods that have not previously been brought together in one text and serves as a second level textbook of clinical epidemiology methodology. This book will be of use to postgraduate students in clinical epidemiology as well as clinical researchers at the start of their careers.
Suhail Doi is an Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Queensland. He is involved in teaching, student supervision, curriculum development and research. He has published widely and his interest lies in research that addresses unanswered questions in patient care as well as questions related to methods of res...
Title:Methods of Clinical EpidemiologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:282 pagesPublished:June 12, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642371302

ISBN - 13:9783642371301

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Table of Contents

'Preface .-PART I: Clinical Agreement .- 1.Clinical Agreement in Qualitative Measurements. S.Vanbelle. 2.Clinical Agreement in Quantitative Measurements. A.Indrayan.- 3.Disagreement Plots and the Intra-class Correlation in Agreement Studies. S.A.R. Doi.- 4.The Coefficient of Variation as an Index of Measurement Reliability. O.Shechtman.-PART II: Diagnostic Tests .- 5.Using and Interpreting Diagnostic Tests with Dichotomous or Polychotomous Results. C.Baicus.- 6.Using and Interpreting Diagnostic Tests with Quantitative Results. S.A. Doi.- 7.Sample Size Considerations for Diagnostic Tests. R.K.Malhotra.- 8.An Introduction to Diagnostic Meta-analysis. M.Nieves Plana, V.Abraira and J.Zamora.- 9.Health Technology Assessments of Diagnostic Tests. R.Esmail.-PART III: Modeling Binary and Time-To-Event Outcomes.- 10.Modelling Binary Outcomes. G.M. Williams and R.Ware.- 11.Modelling Time-to-event Data. G.M. Williams and R.Ware.-PART IV: Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis .- 12.Systematic Reviewing. J.Clark.- 13.Quality Assessment in Meta-analysis. M.Dreier.- 14.Meta-analysis I. S.A.R. Doi and J.J. Barendregt.- 15.Meta-analysis II. A.A. Onitilo, S.A. R. Doi and J.J. Barendregt.-Appendix: Stata codes.- Index .

Editorial Reviews

"This is an excellent book on statistical andmathematical epidemiology as it applies to diagnostics and treatment outcomesof medical conditions. . Charts, tables, graphs, and equations are includedthroughout the discussions. . This is a good book for PH students andresearchers." (Joseph J. Grenier,, March, 2016)