The lesson teaches the following:

Clinical Statistics, Introduction to Clinical Statistics

Statistics

- Clinical trial design
- Collect relevant data

- Analysis of trial data

Why do we want to know about clinical statistics?

- Necessary to evaluate significance
- Helps to control bias

Statistical Elements of Clinical Trials

- Types of data
- Data distribution
- Data summaries
- Treatment effects
- Statistical tests

Clinical significance: The potential for research findings to affect clinical practice.

Statistical significance: The probability that a result is not due to chance alone.