P Value and the Null Hypothesis*
Do you know? Most people don't. The simplest view of nature. Thanks to Olli Miettinen.
A must-read for jurisprudents. Acknowledging your prior beliefs. Thanks to Olli Miettinen & George Diamond.
Major Adverse Cardiac Events
! !What's so major about outcomes in cardiovascular trials? Can we be sure of these?
Absolute & relative risk
*There is a difference, but how big is the effect? The importance of background risk. The Number Needed to Treat is the inverse of the absolute risk reduction
Looking at survival curves
**Watch out for cut-off y axes and other makeup techniques. Read survival curves at the median to get an 'average' outcome
Absolute & relative time
**Watch this in tandem with 'Absolute & relative risk' and 'Looking at survival curves'. Pink Floyd add the dimension of time to bring it all together