One of the most common causes for problems we see in manuscripts at JAMA is an inappropriately calculated study sample size. This seemingly mysterious process is explained by Lynne Stokes, PhD, professor of Statistical Science at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
JAMA Deputy Editor Edward Livingston, MD, discusses Pragmatic Trials: Practical Answers to “Real-world” Questions with Harold C. Sox, MD, of PCORI
JAMA Deputy Editor Edward Livingston, MD, discusses "Cluster Randomized Trials: Evaluating Treatments Applied to Groups" with William J. Meurer, MD, MS
Ed Livingston, MD, FACS, AGAF, discusses Noninferiority Trials: Is a New Treatment Almost as Effective as Another? with Amy Kaji, MD, PhD
Clinical researchers and biostatisticians use highly specialized language to help them discuss statistics and research methods efficiently. In 2019 JAMA published the JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods, a book of short reviews that translate that specialized language and explain statistics and methods to a broad physician readership. The book's editors and authors, Edward Livingston, MD, and Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD, discuss t...