INTRODUCTION TO META-ANALYSIS

INTRODUCTION TO META-ANALYSIS

Meta-analysis has become a critically important tool in fields as diverse as medicine, pharmacology, epidemiology, education, psychology, business, and ecology. 'Introduction to Meta-Analysis': Outlines the role of meta-analysis in the research process Shows how to compute effects sizes and treatment effects; Explains the fixed-effect and random-effects models for synthesizing data; Demonstrates how to assess and interpret variation in effect size across studies; Clarifies concepts using text and figures, followed by formulas and examples; Explains how to avoid common mistakes in meta-analysis; Discusses controversies in meta-analysis; Features a web site with additional material and exercises.
Editora: JOHN WILEY
ISBN: 0470057246
ISBN13: 9780470057247
Número de Páginas: 450
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