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Applied Meta-Analysis with R

Ding-Geng (Din) Chen and Karl E. Peace
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2013
Number of Pages: 
321
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Chapman & Hall?CRC Biostatistics Series
Price: 
89.95
ISBN: 
9781466505995
Category: 
Textbook
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Introduction to R
What Is R?
Steps on Installing R and Updating R Packages
Database Management and Data Manipulations
A Simple Simulation on Multi-Center Studies
Summary and Recommendations for Further Reading

Research Protocol for Meta-Analyses
Introduction
Defining the Research Objective
Criteria for Identifying Studies to Include in the Meta-Analysis
Searching For and Collecting the Studies
Data Abstraction and Extraction
Meta-Analysis Methods
Results
Summary and Discussion

Fixed Effects and Random Effects in Meta-Analysis
Two Datasets from Clinical Studies
Fixed-Effects and Random-Effects Models in Meta-Analysis
Data Analysis in R
Which Model Should We Use? Fixed Effects or Random Effects?
Summary and Conclusions

Meta-Analysis with Binary Data
Meta-Analysis Methods
Meta-Analysis of Lamotrigine Studies
Discussions

Meta-Analysis for Continuous Data
Two Published Datasets
Methods for Continuous Data
Meta-Analysis of Tubeless versus Standard Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
Discussion

Heterogeneity in Meta-Analysis
Heterogeneity Quantity Q and the Test of heterogeneity in R meta
The Quantifying Heterogeneity in R meta
Step-By-Step Implementations in R
Discussions

Meta-Regression
Data
Meta-Regression
Data Analysis Using R
Discussion

Individual Patient-Level Data Analysis versus Meta-Analysis
Introduction
Treatment Comparison for Changes in HAMD
Treatment Comparison for Changes in MADRS
Summary
Simulation Study on Continuous Outcomes
Discussions

Meta-Analysis for Rare Events
The Rosiglitazone Meta-Analysis
Step-by-Step Data Analysis in R
Discussion

Other R Packages for Meta-Analysis
Combining p-Values in Meta-Analysis
R Packages for Meta-Analysis of Correlation Coefficients
Multivariate Meta-Analysis
Discussions

Index

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