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Basic & Clinical Biostatistics: Fourth Edition [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Basic & Clinical Biostatistics: Fourth Edition

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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: 9780071781329
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 4/15/2004
  • Series: LANGE Basic Science
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 1,079,858
  • File size: 24 MB
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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 Research

2. Study Designs in Medical Research

3. Summarizing Data & Presenting Data in Tables and Graphs

4. Probability & Related Topics for Making Inferences About Data

5. Research Questions about One Group

6. Research Questions about Two Separate or Independent Groups

7. Research Questions about Means in Three or More Groups

8. Research Questions about Relationships among Variables

9. Analyzing Research Questions about Survival

10. Statistical Methods for Multiple Variables

11. Survey Research

12. Methods of Evidence-Based Medicine & Decision Analysis

13. Reading the Medical Literature

Appendix A: Tables

Appendix B: Answers to Exercises

Appendix C: Flowcharts

Glossary
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