Medical Statistics: Module 2

Module 2:

Practical epidemiology 1
  • To understand the difference between sensitivity and specificity
  • How prevalence affects predictive value of a diagnostic test
  • Relation between correlation and causation
Practical epidemiology 2
  • OR, RR, NNT
  • To understand the key elements of a randomized controlled trial
  • To understand the major biases and confounders in RCTs


United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust,
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Lincoln County Hospital, Greetwell Road, Lincoln. LN2 5QY