At the end of the course the student must demonstrate:
- To possess adequate knowledge on the methodological tools adopted to understand the design of a scientific study.
- To acquire the methodological techniques for the appropriate interpretation of the findings of a scientific study.
Evidence-based medicine. Observational and experimental studies. Design of a scientific study. Assessment of a scientific article.
Population and sample. Sampling techniques. Hypothesis test. Correlation and regression.
- Dunn G., Everitt B. Biostatistica clinica: una introduzione alla evidence-based medicine. Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore.
- Campbell M.J., Machin D. Statistica medica: un approccio Evidence-based. Wiley.