1- Having narrowed your focus to three DMM topic areas, review the five (5) articles on your preferred topic, and identify the specific research questions that each of the article used. Post the articles (pdf format), oractive links, with your analysis.
(Five articles, five specific research questions). Now, with your developing research question in mind, is there enough literature to support your pursuit of this topic throughout the course?
It is time to select your research topic focus for the rest of the term
2- After reading on statistical measures of central tendency, discuss your interpretation of the value these measures have in comparing populations and drawing population based research conclusions.
A useful exercise would be to describe the above measures on a population (you can use raw census date, or the ‘titanic’ xls
Below are articles from the Academic Emergency Medicine Journal:
statistical methodology I – incorporating the prevalence of disease into the sample size calculation.pdf
statistical methodology II – reliability and validity assessment in study design part a.pdf
statistical methodology II – reliability and validity assessment in study design part b.pdf
statistical methodology III – ROC curves.pdf
statistical methodology IV – analysis of variance, etc.pdf
statistical methodology V – time series analysis using ARIMA models.pdf
statistical methodology VI – mathematical modeling of electrocardiogram using factor analysis.pdf
statistical methodology VII – Q-methodology, a structural analytical approach to medical subjectivity.pdf
statistical methodology VIII – using CFA in emergency medicine research.pdf
statistical methodology IX – survival analysis.pdf