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Statistical Methods in Quality Improvement with Stephen Furmanek

In the Eleventh lecture of our Research Series, Stephen Furmanek discusses Quality Improvement projects.  This video examines different methods for displaying the results and how to determine which method is best.

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Diagnostic Tests with Annuradha Persaud

In the Tenth lecture of our Research Series, Annuradha Persaud discusses various aspects of Diagnostic Tests.  More specifically, this video will discuss how to calculate the measures of diagnostic accuracy, how to utilize the calculations clinically, and how to interpret RUC curves and AUC curves.

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Statistical Thinking and Significance with Stephen Furmanek

In the Eighth lecture of our Research Series, Dr. Stephen Furmanek discusses the difference between clinical thinking and statistical thinking.  Topics also covered are p-values, effect sizes, and confidence intervals.  

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Using REDCap with Annuradha Persaud

In the Seventh lecture of our Research Series, Dr. Annuradha Persaud discussesthe uses of  REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture). REDCap is a browser-based, metadata-driven EDC software solution and workflow methodology for designing clinical and transnational research databases.

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Performing the Study: Pretesting, Data Collection, & Data Quality with Dr. Peyrani

In the Sixth lecture of our Research Series, Dr. Paula Peyrani discusses the process of clinical research.  Some of the topics examined are Data Collection, Pretesting, Data Entry, and Data Quality.

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Research Ethics and Regulatory Considerations with Dr. Peyrani

In the Fifth lecture of our Research Series, Dr. Paula Peyrani discusses the IRB (Institutional Review Board) review process, and how to determine which type of review (exempt, expedited, or full) a study needs.  This video also examines the regulatory documentation process. 

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Statistical Issues During Planning with Stephen Furmanek

In the Fourth lecture of our Research Series, Dr. Stephen Furmanek discusses the various issues that could arise while conducting a study.  Some of the topics he covers are how to determine the correct sample size, and how results can be effected by the effect size, and variance or the data set.

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Planning the Study: Research Question and Study Designs with Dr. Peyrani

In this second lecture of our research series, Dr. Paula Peyrani discusses where research questions come from and what makes a good research question. She covers designing a study including selecting the appropriate type of study for your research question. 

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