Basic & Clinical Biostatistics: Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

The ideal way to develop sound judgment about data applicable to clinical care.

*First choice of students, educators, and practitioners

*A thorough, meaningful, and interesting presentation of biostatistics

*Helps students become informed users and consumers of biostatistics

" ... Readers may 'learn' and then 'do' immediately ... I learned a lot from this book."

—Online review of the Third Edition

Learn to evaluate and apply statistics in medicine, medical research, and all health-related fields.

*Emphasis on the basics of biostatistics and epidemiology and the clinical applications in evidence-based medicine and decision-making methods

*NEW chapter on survey research

*Expanded discussion of logistic regression, the Cox model, and other multivariate statistical methods

*Key Concepts in each chapter pinpoint essential information

*Presenting Problems drawn from studies in the medical literature that illustrate the various statistical methods

*CD-ROM with NCSS statistical software, procedures, and data sets from the presenting problems

*End-of-chapter exercises

*Multiple-choice final practice exam

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071410175
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/25/2004
  • Series: LANGE Basic Science Series
  • Edition description: Book & CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 440,599
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Beth Dawson, PhD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Robert G. Trapp, MD, Springfield, IL

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Medical Research2. Study Designs in Medical Research3. Summarizing Data & Presenting Data in Tables and Graphs4. Probability & Related Topics for Making Inferences About Data5. Research Questions about One Group6. Research Questions about Two Separate or Independent Groups7. Research Questions about Means in Three or More Groups8. Research Questions about Relationships among Variables9. Analyzing Research Questions about Survival10. Statistical Methods for Multiple Variables11. Survey Research12. Methods of Evidence-Based Medicine & Decision Analysis13. Reading the Medical LiteratureAppendix A: TablesAppendix B: Answers to ExercisesAppendix C: FlowchartsGlossary

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