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Statistics in medicine

Author: R H Riffenburgh
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents the common statistical methods used in 90 per cent of medical research, along with the underlying basics. This book incorporates medical examples, step-by-step methods, and check yourself  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R H Riffenburgh
ISBN: 0120887703 9780120887705
OCLC Number: 63763444
Description: xli, 622 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Data, notation, and some basic terms --
Distributions --
Summary statistics --
Confidence intervals and probability --
Hypothesis testing: concept and practice --
Statistical testing, risks, and odds in medical decisions --
Sample size required for a study --
Statistical prediction --
Epidemiology --
Reading medical articles --
Using the reference guide --
Planning medical studies --
Finding probabilities of error --
Confidence intervals --
Tests on categorical data --
Tests on ranked data --
Tests on means of continuous data --
Multifactor tests on means of continuous data --
Tests on variances of continuous data --
Tests on the distribution shape of continuous data --
Equivalence testing --
Sample size required in a study --
Modeling and clinical decisions --
Regression and correlation methods --
Survival and time-series analysis --
Methods you might meet, but not every day.
Responsibility: R.H. Riffenburgh.
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