Statistical Methods in Diagnostic Medicine (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics)
Authors: Xiao-Hua Zhou, Donna K. McClish, Nancy A. Obuchowski
An important role of diagnostic medicine research
is to estimate and compare the accuracies of diagnostic tests. This book provides a comprehensive account of statistical methods for design and analysis of diagnostic studies, including sample size calculations
, estimation of the accuracy of a diagnostic test, comparison of accuracies of competing diagnostic tests, and regression analysis
of diagnostic accuracy data. Discussing recently developed methods for correction of verification bias and imperfect reference bias, methods for analysis of clustered diagnostic accuracy data, and meta-analysis methods, Statistical Methods in Diagnostic Medicine explains: * Common measures of diagnostic
Book review: And the winner is...
There are two modern books in the field. This one by Profs Zhou, Obuchowski, McClish and the book by Prof. Pepe. All four are experts in this field. Both books present the same aspects of statistical