"Summarizes graphical analysis, analysis of variance, meta-analysis, and design of comparable treatment groups. Streamlines the analytical techniques for continuous, categorical, longitudinal, and survival data-focusing on generalized linear models, GEEs, and mixed linear models, -ahd highlihgts p-value, and more."
". . .topics are covered well. . ..interesting and diverse. . ..insightful."
". . .comprehensive. . .useful, current, and advanced. . .. . . .stimulate[s] and develop[s] intelligent reasoning."
The logical basis of clinical studies and statistical methods; graphical data analysis; data analysis with summary measures; the analysis of variance; frequently debated issues in the analysis of clinical trial data; nonparametric analysis, analysis on a complex scale, analysis of longitudinal data and mixed linear models; survival analysis; the design of clinical study programmes; integration of clinical studies; the fiction behind the current statistics and its consequences; good clinical practice guidelines; data management in clinical research; appendices.