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The essentials of biostatistics for physicians, nurses, and clinicians

Author: Michael R Chernick
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011.
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A fundamental and straightforward guide to using and understanding statistical concepts in medical research Designed specifically for healthcare practitioners who need to understand basic biostatistics but do not have much time to spare, The essentials of biostatistics for physicians, nurses, and clinicians presents important statistical methods used in today's biomedical research and provides insight on their  Read more...
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Chernick, Michael R.
Essentials of biostatistics for physicians, nurses, and clinicians.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011
(DLC) 2011002198
(OCoLC)697768683
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Chernick
ISBN: 9781118071939 111807193X 9781118071953 1118071956 9781118071946 1118071948
OCLC Number: 757394301
Description: 1 online resource (x, 214 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The what, why, and how of biostatistics in medical research --
Sampling from populations --
Graphics and summary statistics --
Normal distribution and related properties --
Estimating means and proportions --
Hypothesis testing --
Correlation, regression, and logistic regression --
Contingency tables --
Nonparametric methods --
Survival analysis.
Responsibility: Michael R. Chernick.
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Many universities, hospitals, and medical research facilities offer short courses in introductory biostatistics for the clinicians, fellows, nurses, and health practitioners to become familiarized  Read more...

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"This book should be very useful for its intended readers, but it would be helpful if they had a beginning understanding of basic statistics and terminology." (Doody's, 10 February 2012)

 
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