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Medical statistics : a textbook for the health sciences

Author: Michael J Campbell; Stephen John Walters; David Machin
Publisher: Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Provides students and practitioners with a clear, concise introduction to the statistics they will come across in their regular reading of clinical papers. Written by three experts with wide teaching and consulting experience, Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences, Fourth Edition: Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics; Covers all essential statistical methods; Completely revised, updated and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Statistics
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Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Campbell, Michael J., PhD.
Medical statistics.
Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2007
(DLC) 2007015897
(OCoLC)123332154
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Campbell; Stephen John Walters; David Machin
ISBN: 9780470976630 0470976632
OCLC Number: 682621167
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 331 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Uses and abuses of medical statistics --
Describing and displaying categorical data --
Describing and displaying quantitative data --
Probability and decision making --
Distributions --
Populations, samples, standard errors and confidence intervals --
p-values and statistical inference --
Tests for comparing two groups of categorical or continuous data --
Correlation and linear regression --
Survival analysis --
Reliability and method comparison studies --
Observational studies --
The randomised controlled trial --
Sample size issues --
Common pitfall.
Responsibility: Michael J. Campbell, David Machin, Stephen J. Walters.

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Provides students and practitioners with a clear, concise introduction to the statistics they will come across in their regular reading of clinical papers. Written by three experts with wide teaching and consulting experience, Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences, Fourth Edition: Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics; Covers all essential statistical methods; Completely revised, updated and expanded; Includes numerous examples and exercises on the interpretation of the statistics in papers published in medical journals. From the reviews of the previous edition:. "The.

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