topical areas


collaboration Discussion about what makes for successful or unsuccessful collaborations between methodologists and subject matter researchers (e.g., between statisticians and clinical researchers), or between methodologists in different areas (e.g., between epidemiologists and statisticians) cardiology Cardiology and cardiology clinical practice and decision making involving data health policy Health policy research, and data-related issues in health policy biomarker research Designing, conducting, and interpreting biomedical biomarker studies and quantifying the added value of new biomarkers psychology Experimental design and data analysis in psychology, and reproducibility cancer Cancer research and clinical decision making involving data nutrition Nutrition research including nutritional epidemiology drug development Science of drug development, regulatory science, development portfolio, economics, bias, global experimental design strategy diagnosis Medical diagnosis: quantifying accuracy, designing diagnostic accuracy studies, measuring the yield of diagnostic tests, developing diagnostic risk models emergency medicine Data-related issues in emergency medicine research health services research Health services research, outcomes research, risk adjustment, and provider profiling epidemiology Epidemiology, especially related to particular epidemiologic studies and study designs peer review Approaches to peer review, especially for medical journals
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About the topical areas category 1 July 21, 2018
Imperial College Paper on Interventions to Reduce COVID-19 Population Level Impact 1 March 19, 2020
Advice on study examining mortality rates and differences between exposed and general population 5 February 17, 2020
Adjusting for confounders in economic conditions 3 January 21, 2020
Can biostats defend prohibitive drug regulation without appealing to the same fallacies clinicians invoke to defend classification vs prediction? 1 December 21, 2019
ISCHEMIA trial details 6 November 21, 2019
Multiple-rater multiple-case studies 2 July 16, 2019
Monte Carlo simulation for sensitivity and specificity determination 4 May 12, 2019
The Future of Scientific Publishing 58 March 20, 2019
Sensitivity, specificity, and ROC curves are not needed for good medical decision making 34 January 14, 2019
Risk-adjusting centers - shrinkage estimates 4 December 10, 2018
Should all medical research papers require statistical review? 25 October 4, 2018