The Resource Quality of life outcomes in clinical trials and health-care evaluation : a practical guide to analysis and interpretation, Stephen J. Walters

Quality of life outcomes in clinical trials and health-care evaluation : a practical guide to analysis and interpretation, Stephen J. Walters

Label
Quality of life outcomes in clinical trials and health-care evaluation : a practical guide to analysis and interpretation
Title
Quality of life outcomes in clinical trials and health-care evaluation
Title remainder
a practical guide to analysis and interpretation
Statement of responsibility
Stephen J. Walters
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An essential, up-to-date guide to the design of studies and selection of the correct QoL instruments for observational studies and clinical trials. Quality of Life (QoL) outcomes or Person/Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) are now frequently being used in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and observational studies. This book provides a practical guide to the design, analysis and interpretation of studies that use such outcomes. QoL outcomes tend to generate data with discrete, bounded and skewed distributions. Many investigators are concerned about the appropriateness of using standa
Member of
Cataloging source
DG1
Dewey number
610.72/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R853.C55
LC item number
W35 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Statistics in practice
Label
Quality of life outcomes in clinical trials and health-care evaluation : a practical guide to analysis and interpretation, Stephen J. Walters
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Measuring quality of life -- Choosing a quality of life measure for your study -- Design and sample size issues : how many subjects do I need for my study? -- Reliability and method comparison studies for quality of life measurements -- Summarizing, tabulating, and graphically displaying quality of life outcomes -- Cross-sectional analysis of quality of life outcomes -- Randomized controlled trials -- Exploring and modelling longitudinal quality of life data -- Advanced methods for analysing quality of life outcomes -- Economic evaluations -- Meta-analysis -- Practical issues
Control code
ocn441887000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 365 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470840481
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1002/9780470840481
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24401778
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)441887000
  • pebcs0470686146

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