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Title Handbook of methodological concepts in perinatal medicine / Eyal Sheiner, editor.

Imprint New York : Nova Biomedical, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Obstetrics and gynecology advances
Obstetrics and gynecology advances.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents HANDBOOK OF METHODOLOGICAL CONCEPTS IN PERINATAL MEDICINE; HANDBOOK OF METHODOLOGICAL CONCEPTS IN PERINATAL MEDICINE; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY; WHAT IS EPIDEMIOLOGY?; WHAT IS PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY?; PREVENTION STRATEGIES; IN THIS BOOK; REFERENCES; Chapter 2: PERINATAL EVENTS ALONG WITH PERINATAL PERIOD: MEASURES ADN DEFINITIONS ; 1. THE TIME FRAMES OF THE PERINATAL AND NEONATAL PERIODS; 2. PREGNANCY OUTCOMES IN THE PERINATAL PERIOD; 2.1. Definitions; 2.2. Reporting Requirements.
2.3. International Comparison of Definitions of Perinatal Events2.4. Measures of Perinatal Mortality; 3. DEFINITIONS OF GESTATIONAL PERIODS; 4. DEFINITIONS OF BIRTH WEIGHTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 3: OBSERVATIONAL STUDY DESIGN IN PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY; DEFINITIONS; INTRODUCTION; COHORT STUDIES; Prospective Cohort Studies; Retrospective Cohort Studies; Comparison of Prospective and Retrospective Cohort Studies; CASE-CONTROL STUDIES; Matched Case-control Studies; Special Designs of Case-control Studies in Perinatal Epidemiology; CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDIES; ECOLOGICAL STUDIES.
COMPARING THE USE AND STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE OF DIFFERENT STUDY DESIGNS IN OBSERVATIONAL PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGYREFERENCES; Chapter 4: RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO CONTROLLED TRIALS: ARE THEY REALLY THE ""GOLD"" STANDARD?; DEFINITIONS; INTRODUCTION; AN OVERVIEW OF RANDOMIZED-CONTROLLED TRIALS; THE DISCREPANCY DEBATE; Can the Process of RCT Result in Significant Bias?; The Possibility of a "Masking Bias" in Rcts; Other Sources of Bias in RCTs; Examples from Perinatal Literature; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 5: DATA ANALYSIS; INTRODUCTION; VARIABLES; DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS.
MEASURES OF STATISTICAL VARIABILITYERRORS; DISTRIBUTIONS; NULL HYPOTHESIS; STATISTICAL TESTS; NONPARAMETRIC TESTS; STATISTICAL MODELS; PRESENTING RESULTS; SAMPLE SIZE DETERMINATION; REFERENCES; Chapter 6: INTERPRETATION OF RESEARCH FINDINGS ; INTRODUCTION; VALIDITY; RELIABILITY; BIAS; CONFOUNDING; REFERENCES; Chapter 7: THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTIVARIABLE ANALYSIS FOR CONDUCTING AND EVALUATING RESEARCH IN PERINATOLOGY ; INTRODUCTION; WHAT IS MULTIVARIABLE ANALYSIS?; WHY IS MULTIVARIABLE ANALYSIS NEEDED?; WHAT TYPES OF MULTIVARIABLE ANALYSIS ARE COMMONLY USED IN PERINATAL RESEARCH?
WHAT INDEPENDENT VARIABLES SHOULD I ENTER INTO A MULTIVARIABLE ANALYSIS?IN WHAT FORM SHOULD INDEPENDENT VARIABLES BE ENTERED INTO A MULTIVARIABLE MODEL?; WHAT ASSUMPTIONS UNDERLIE MULTIVARIABLE MODELS?; HOW SHOULD INTERACTIONS BETWEEN INDEPENDENT VARIABLES BE INTERPRETED?; DOES THE MODEL FIT THE DATA?; HOW WELL DOES THE MODEL PREDICT OUTCOME?; IS THE MODEL RELIABLE?; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 8: PRACTICAL GUIDE DATA ANALYSIS OF PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY BY SPSS; INTRODUCTION; THE STEPS OF DATA ANALYSIS; CHOOSING THE SUITABLE STATISTICAL TEST; WORKING WITH SPSS FOR WINDOWS; SUMMARY.
Subject Pregnancy -- Complications.
Epidemiology -- Methodology.
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Epidemiology -- Methodology. (OCoLC)fst00914098
Pregnancy -- Complications. (OCoLC)fst01075106
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Scheiner, Eyal.
Other Form: Print version: Handbook of methodological concetps in perinatal medicine. New York : Nova Biomedical, 2012 9781620812525 (OCoLC)777652382
ISBN 9781620812594 (electronic bk.)
1620812592 (electronic bk.)
9781620812525
1620812525
Standard No. DEBBG BV041049695
AU@ 000056675646

 
    
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