Introduction to Clinical Statistics for EBP – Measures of Clinical Significance

A continuation of the podcast series providing an overview of clinical statistics for evidence-based practice for healthcare providers. This podcast contains a discussion of epidemiologic parameters that are important for choosing and understanding measures of clinical significance. Especially those related to ascertaining differences in group outcomes, i.e., intervention effects (e.g., effect size), measures of association (e.g., relative risk, odds ratio, absolute risk), and measures of effectiveness (NNT). The difference between p values (alpha values) and confidence intervals, information about how to set up 2×2 tables, how to interpret a Forest plot, and how to interpret measures of effectiveness are discussed. Scroll down to access the podcast player!