An Introduction to Medical Statistics / Edition 3

An Introduction to Medical Statistics / Edition 3

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by Martin Bland
     
 

Now in its Third Edition, An Introduction to Medical Statistics contin ues to be and invaluable textbook for medical students, doctors, medic al researchers, nurses, members of professionals allied to medicine as well as those concerned with medical data. The material covered inclu des all the statistical work that would be required for a course in me dicine and

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Now in its Third Edition, An Introduction to Medical Statistics contin ues to be and invaluable textbook for medical students, doctors, medic al researchers, nurses, members of professionals allied to medicine as well as those concerned with medical data. The material covered inclu des all the statistical work that would be required for a course in me dicine and for the examinations of most of the Royal Colleges. It incl udes the design of clinical trials and epidemiological studies, data c ollection, summarizing and presenting data, probability, standard erro r, confidence intervals and significance tests, techniques of data ana lusis including multifactorial methods and the choice of statistical m ethod, problems of medical measurement and diagnosis, vital statistics , and calculation of sample size.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192632692
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Oxford Medical Publications
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
424
Sales rank:
910,735
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The design of experiments
3. Sampling and observational studies
4. Summarizing data
5. Presenting data
6. Probability
7. The normal distribution
8. Estimation
9. Significance tests
10. Comparing the means of small samples
11. Regression and correlation
12. Methods based on rank order
13. The analysis of cross-tabulations
14. Choosing the statistical method
15. Clinical measurement
16. Mortality statistics and population structure
17. Multfactorial methods
18. Determination of sample size
19. Solutions to exercises
References
Index

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