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The AIDS Generation

Perry N. Halkitis.

November 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: public health and epidemiology; medical statistics and methodology. 240 pages.

This book documents the lived experiences of HIV-positive gay men who are presently middle aged, long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. Through the use of ethnography and life history interviews,...

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Anaesthetics

Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast.

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Published online August 2010.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 5155 words.

Introduction - Pre-operative care Pre-operative optimisation - Antibiotic prophylaxis in colorectal surgery - Laryngoscopy: use of cricoid pressure - Intra-operative care Depth of anaesthesia:...

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Analysing matched or paired data

Janet L. Peacock and Sally M. Kerry.

in Presenting medical statistics from proposal to publication

November 2006; published online July 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 4400 words.

Chapter 8 covers analysing matched or paired data, and includes the paired t-test, non-normal data, matched case–control data, cohort data, and further reading.

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Analysing multiple observations per subject

Janet L. Peacock and Philip J. Peacock.

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

Published online June 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 4845 words.

Serial (longitudinal) data - Summarizing serial data - Calculating area under the curve - Other summary measures for serial data - Summary measures approach: key points - Other approaches to...

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Analysing multiple variables per subject

Janet L. Peacock and Philip J. Peacock.

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

Published online June 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 15587 words.

Multiple variables per subject - Multifactorial methods: overview - Multifactorial methods: model selection - Multifactorial methods: challenges - Missing data - Generalized linear models -...

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Analysing relationships between variables

Janet L. Peacock and Sally M. Kerry.

in Presenting medical statistics from proposal to publication

November 2006; published online July 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 4994 words.

Chapter 9 discusses analysing relationships between variables, including correlation, regression, and further reading.

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The Anatomy of Trials

Curtis L. Meinert.

in An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Trials

May 2011; published online September 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 2946 words.

This chapter describes the elements of a clinical trial. These include the required documents (i.e., study protocol, consent forms, institutional review board approvals, investigator's...

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And Then Middle Age

Perry N. Halkitis.

in The AIDS Generation

November 2013; published online January 2014.

Chapter. Subjects: public health and epidemiology; medical statistics and methodology. 22669 words.

As the men of the AIDS Generation emerge into middle age, they confront and must reconcile a life of painful and difficult memories. This new reality associated with long-term survivorship...

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Anesthetic Neurotoxicity

Ansgar M. Brambrink.

in Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia

May 2013; published online September 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology; neurology; anaesthetics. 7102 words.

“Chapter 1 discusses the mounting experimental evidence that suggests sedatives and anesthetics have toxic effects on the developing brain, causing long-term neurobehavioral impairment and...

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Anthropometric Measures and Body Composition

Walter Willett and Frank Hu.

in Nutritional Epidemiology

November 2012; published online January 2013.

Chapter. Subjects: medical statistics and methodology. 18541 words.

Anthropometric variables, particularly weight and height, are the most commonly employed measures of nutritional status in epidemiologic studies due to their simplicity and ease of...

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