Workshop on Medical Statistics
Medical statistics for dummies made easy at the bedside
Date: November 23rd, 2017
Location: Hilton Congress Centre, Groenplaats, Antwerp, Belgium
Program Chair: Prof Dr Dominique Benoit, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium
Dominique Benoit, Ghent, Belgium
Luciano Gattinoni, Milan, Italy
Manu Malbrain, Antwerp, Belgium
Duration: 120 min
Price: 100 EUR
Comment: This workshop can only be booked when attending the IFAD2017 meeting on Nov 24-25, 2017, at Hilton Congress Centre, Groenplaats, Antwerp, Belgium
To practice evidence-based medicine, doctors need to understand how research is conducted and be able to critically appraise research evidence. A sound understanding of medical statistics is essential for the correct evaluation of medical research and the appropriate implementation of findings in clinical practice.
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Learning objective: This workshop will outline the basic principles on medical statistics made easy for dummies by key-experts in the field.
Draft scientific program (20min presentation with 10min for discussion)
- Basic statistics for dummies. Dominique Benoit, Ghent, Belgium
- The fragility index. Manu Malbrain, Antwerp, Belgium
- Logistic regression for dummies. Dominique Benoit, Ghent, Belgium
- Sense and nonsense of medical statistics: a critical analysis. Luciano Gattinoni, Milan, Italy
- Harris M, Taylor G. Medical Statistics made easy. Scion Publishing Ltd; Third edition. (26 Jun. 2014). ISBN-10: 1907904034 ISBN-13: 978-1907904035. http://www.slideshare.net/tdemerdash/medical-statistics-made-easy
- Doshi P. Data too important to share: do those who control the data control the message? BMJ. 2016 Mar 2;352:i1027. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i1027.
- Priebe HJ, Malbrain ML, Elbers P. The great fluid debate: methodology, physiology and appendicitis. Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther. 2015;47(5):437-40. doi: 10.5603/AIT.a2015.0067. PMID: 26529436