Cardiology

The medical specialty concerned with diseases and abnormalities of the heart. Carides Two-stage Method

A method of estimating cost functions when the data are censored, typically because of staggered start dates in clinical trials. The method involves weighting a cost function by a survival function. See George W. Carides (2003), 'Methods for analysing censored cost data', in Andrew H. Briggs (ed.),

Statistical Methods for Cost-Effectiveness Research: A Guide to Current Issues and Future Developments, London: Office of Health Economics, ch. 6.

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