Epidemiology and Biostatistics An Introduction to Clinical Research

This is a concise introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics written specifically for medical students and first-time learners of clinical research methods. It presents the core concepts of epidemiology and of biostatistics and illustrates them with extensive examples from the clinical literatur...

Full description

Main Author: Kestenbaum, Bryan
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2019, 2019
Edition:2nd ed. 2019
Subjects:
Online Access:
Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Epidemiology
  • 1. Measures of Disease Frequency
  • 2. General Considerations in Clinical Research Design
  • 3. Case Reports and Case Series
  • 4. Cross-Sectional Studies
  • 5. Cohort Studies
  • 6. Case-Control Studies
  • 7. Randomized Trials
  • 8. Misclassification
  • 9. Introduction to Confounding
  • 10. Methods to Control for Confounding
  • 11. Effect Modification
  • 12. Screening
  • 13. Diagnostic Testing
  • 14. Genetic epidemiology
  • Part 2. Biostatistics
  • 15. Summary Measures in Statistics
  • 16. Introduction to Statistical Inference
  • 17. Hypothesis Testing
  • 18. Interpreting Hypothesis Tests
  • 19. Linear Regression
  • 20. Non-Linear Regression
  • 21. Survival Analysis
  • 22. Interpreting Data in Journal Articles
  • References
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index