Evidence synthesis for decision making in healthcare [electronic resource] / Nicky J. Welton ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Welton, Nicky J | ebrary, Inc.Series: Statistics in practice. Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Description: xii, 282 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780470061091 (cloth); 9781119942979 (e-book).Subject(s): Evidence-based medicine -- Statistical methodsGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 362.1068/4 Online resources: Click here to access online
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Bayesian methods and winBUGS -- Introduction to decision models -- Meta-analysis using Bayesian methods -- Exploring between study heterogeneity -- Model critique and evidence consistency in random effects meta-analysis -- Evidence synthesis in a decision modelling framework -- Multi-parameter evidence synthesis in epidemiological models -- Mixed treatment comparisons -- Markov models -- Generalised evidence synthesis -- Expected value of information for research prioritisation and study design.
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