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Medical and Health Science Statistics Made Easy, Second Edition

Author(s): Michael Harris, General Practitioner and Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, Bristol, UK
Gordon Taylor, Senior Lecturer, University of Bath
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763772659
  • Paperback    115 pages      © 2009
Price: $58.95 US List
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Medical and Health Science Statistics Made Easy provides health professionals and students with easy-to-understand explanations of key statistical techniques used in medical literature. In a concise and user-friendly format, readers will grasp firm knowledge of medical statistics, including confidence intervals and probability values, numbers needed to treat, t tests and other parametric tests, survival analysis, and more. Highlighted examples, exam tips, and items of difficulty make this an ideal primer for all medical and health-related students and professionals.

 

Contents include:

  • Statistics which describe data
  • Statistics which test confidence
  • Statistics which test differences
  • Statistics which compare risk
  • Statistics which analyze relationships
  • Statistics which analyze survival
  • Statistics which analyze clinical investigations and screening
  • Statistics at work
Table of Contents
Abbreviations
Preface
About the Authors
Foreword
How to Use this Book
How This Book is Designed
Statistics which describe data
Statistics which test confidence
Statistics which test differences
Statistics which compare risk
Statistics which analyze relationships
Statistics which analyze survival
Statistics which analyze critical investigations and screening
Other concepts
Statistics at work
Glossary
Index

Michael Harris-General Practitioner and Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, Bristol, UK

Gordon Taylor-Senior Lecturer, University of Bath

  • "This is a very useful book for the statistics novice. It attempts to cater for a number of readers at different levels of knowledge by suggesting different ways that the book can be used. It is also written with the medical student in mind and includes exam tips. It is clearly presented using easy to understand explanations and contains a good use of examples throughout."

    ~ Evie Mcrum-Gardner
    School of Nursing and Health Sciences,
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute,
    University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Ireland
    (for International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, January 2010, Vol 17, No 1)