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Published: 25 October 2018

304 Pages

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ISBN: 9780198814726


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Epidemiological Studies: A Practical Guide

Third Edition

Alan J. Silman, Gary J. Macfarlane, and Tatiana Macfarlane

  • Full of examples, it is a genuinely practical guide to doing a study
  • Further reading sections that allow the informed reader to seek additional material
  • Updated to reflect increasing use of IT in the practical administration (e.g. scanning of questionnaires) and conduct (e.g. web-based surveys) of studies
  • Updated to reflect changing legal constraints and ethical issues in conducting studies (e.g. access to data without explicit consent; follow-up of survey non responders; access to data of non responders)
  • Updated to reflect the greater availability and range of software to undertake statistical analysis allowing more sophisticated analysis (e.g. imputation in dealing with missing data)
  • New to this Edition: New content added on meta-analysis, feasibility and pilot studies, trials, use of routine data, registers, biobanks and record linkage, and more

New to this Edition:

  • New content added on meta-analysis, feasibility and pilot studies, trails, · Use of routine data, registers, biobanks and record linkage, and more.
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