Medical Statistics A Textbook for the Health Sciences

ISBN-10: 0470025190

ISBN-13: 9780470025192

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Michael J. Campbell, David Machin, Stephen J. Walters

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Now in its fourth edition, this book is an updated and expanded version of a best seller in medical statistics. It is a concise, clearly written introduction to statistical terms and methods used in medicine. Many medical and health science students will have some knowledge of statistics when they take up their courses. However this knowledge is often general in nature and not relevant to a medical environment. Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences , Fourth Edition provides students and practitioners with a clear, readable introduction to the statistics they will come across in their regular reading of clinical papers. References to real examples and published papers are used throughout as part of the teaching element of the book Review of the Third Edition "a simple, interesting and insightful introduction to medical statistics...highly recommended." Statistical Methods in Medical Research comprehensive coverage of the essential statistical methods. worked examples and exercises on the interpretation of the statistics in papers published in medical journals. written by three experts with wide teaching and consulting experience. excellent layout of information, learning objectives, test questions and answers all serving to promote the book's proven effectiveness as a learning tool
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List price: $48.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Uses and Abuses of Medical Statistics
Probability and Decision Making
Data Description
From Sample to Population
Statistical Inference
Correlation and Linear Regression
The Randomised Controlled Trial
Designed Observational Studies
Common Pitfalls in Medical Statistics
Statistical Tables
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