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1st Edition

A Handbook of Applied Statistics in Pharmacology




ISBN 9781578087525
Published October 18, 2012 by CRC Press
230 Pages 2 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Statistics plays an important role in pharmacology and related subjects such as toxicology and drug discovery and development. Improper statistical tool selection to analyze the data obtained from studies conducted in these subjects may result in wrongful interpretation of the performance- or safety- of drugs. This book has communicates statistical tools in simple language. The examples used in the book are similar to those that the scientists encounter regularly in their research area. The authors have provided cognitive clues for selection of an appropriate statistical tool to analyse the data obtained from the studies and how to interpret the result of the statistical analysis.

Table of Contents

Probability
Distribution
Mean, Mode, Median
Variance, Standard Deviation, Standard Error, Coefficient of Variation
Analysis of Normality and Homogeneity of Variance
Transformation of Data and Outliers
Tests for Significant Differences
t-Tests
Correlation Analysis
Regression Analysis
Multivariate Analysis
Non-Parametric Tests
Cluster Analysis
TrendTests
Survival Analysis
Dose Response Relationships
Analysis of pathology Data
Designing An Animal Experiment in Pharmacology and Toxicology-Randomization, Determining Sample Size
How to Select an Appropriate Statistical Tool?

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