Martin Bland: Some full length papers and talks
Altman DG, Bland JM. (1983)
Measurement in Medicine: the Analysis of Method Comparison Studies.
The Statistician 32, 307-317, with kind permission of The Royal Statistical Society
(Adobe PDF file).
Bland JM, Altman DG. (1986). Statistical methods for assessing
agreement between two methods of clinical measurement. Lancet
i, 307-310, with kind permission of the Lancet .
Bland JM, Altman DG. (1995) Comparing methods of
measurement: why plotting difference against standard method is misleading.
Lancet 346, 1085-7, with kind permission of the Lancet .
Bland M. Uncertainty is in the blood. Equipoise 2014; 6-7.
is the journal of the Department of Health Sciences, University of York.
The Spring 2014 issue,
‘The Uncertainty Issue’ includes ‘Uncertainty is in the blood’.
Warning: this is a really big file and you may have give it time to
download before trying to scroll through.
I hope you like it. The rest of the journal is good, too.
Agreement in primary study selection between systematic reviews
(Adobe .pdf file only).
A Historical Reminiscence.
Extended version of a talk presented
at the celebration of twenty years of the
Centre for Statistics in Medicine, 29th March 2017.
A talk about the history of medical statistics and even more
particularly about the part in it played by myself and by Doug Altman.
This version includes two pages of references.
Allocation by minimisation in a cluster randomised trial.
Talk presented to the Third Annual Conference on Randomised Controlled Trials
in the Social Sciences: Methods and Synthesis, September / October 2008.
Analysis of a cluster-randomised trial in education
Talk given to the Workshop on Cluster Randomised Trials at the
First Conference on Randomised Controlled Trials in the Social Sciences,
University of York, September 2006.
Applying the Right Statistics: Analyses of Measurement Studies.
Talk given at the Annual Scientific Meeting: Clinical Radiology, Royal College
of Radiologists, 19 September, 2001.
Clinical trial by television
Talk given at the International Biometrics Conference,
Victoria, British Columbia, July 2016.
Clinical Trials: An Overview
A talk first prepared for an INSPIRE workshop on research,
for medical students in York, 2014, this version 2017.
Cluster designs: a personal view.
Talk given at `The Contribution of Statistics to Public Health', Public Health
Laboratory Service Disease Surveillance Centre, Colindale, 11th October 2001.
Cluster randomised trials in the medical literature.
Talk presented to the RSS Medical Section and RSS Liverpool Local Group, 12
Comparisons within randomised groups.
Talk given in the Department of Health Sciences, University of York, June 2011.
Drip-Feed Education: Statistics Notes In The British Medical Journal
(Martin Bland and Douglas Altman, PDF version).
Talk given at the 8th International Conference on Teaching Statistics,
Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 2010.
Drop-out in the VenUS III trial.
(PDF version only.)
Talk presented at the VenUS III collaborators meeting, 24 July 2008.
Graduation address, St. George's Hospital Medical School, 18th March 2004.
Grouping in individually randomised trials
Talk presented at the 4th Annual Conference on Randomised Controlled Trials
in the Social Sciences, September 2009, York, UK.
Health Freaks on Trial
Talk first presented in York, January 2014.
How are RCTs developed and conducted in the NHS?
Talk first presented at the White Rose CPD Master Class:
Design & Conduct of Randomised Trials, 18 July 2008.
How to Upset the Statistical Referee
Talk presented to the London Hypertension Society.
Improving statistical quality in published research: the clinical experience.
Talk to be presented at “Statistical Methods for Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development”,
Lyon, France, September 27-29, 2010.
Limits of Agreement: Birth of a Simple Idea,
Presentation for the world conference of the International Biometric Society, Florence, July 2014.
(Pdf file of PowerPoint presentation.)
Measuring agreement between measurements.
Talk presented at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Oxford, 20th September 2005
Regression towards the mean or Why was Terminator III such a disappointment?
Talk presented to the Commission for Health Improvement, January 2004.
Sample size in guidelines trials.
Talk presented to a BUPA Foundation workhop on the implementation of
guidelines, June 1999.
Some problems with sample size. (PDF version only.)
Talk presented at the Joint Meeting of the Dutch Pathological Society
and the Pathological Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Leeds, July 4th, 2008.
Teaching statistics to medical students using problem-based learning:
the Australian experience.
Talk first presented to the Department of Community Health Sciences,
St. George's Hospital Medical School, December 2003.
The clinical effectiveness of larval therapy: results of VenUS II.
Talk to be presented at the 2009 International Nursing Research Conference,
March 2009, Cardiff.
The Half-Normal distribution method for measurement error: two case studies.
(PDF version only.) Talk first presented in the Statistics and Econometrics seminar series,
University of York, February 2005.
The Tyranny of Power (PDF version only.)
Talk first presented in New Zealand and Australia, February and March 2008.
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