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Medical biostatistics

Author: Abhaya Indrayan
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC biostatistics series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"The third edition of this acclaimed text focuses on the statistical aspects of medicine with a medical perspective, showing how biostatistics is a useful tool to manage medical uncertainties. This edition provides expanded coverage of topics and includes software illustrations. The author presents step-by-step explanations of statistical methods with the help of numerous real-world examples. Graphs and guide charts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abhaya Indrayan
ISBN: 9781466513907 146651390X 9781439884157 1439884153
OCLC Number: 1028552364
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Medical uncertainties --
2. Basics of medical studies --
3. Sampling methods --
4. Designs for observational studies --
5. Medical experiments --
6. Clinical trials --
7. Numerical methods for representing variation --
8. Presentation of variation by figures --
9. Some quantitative aspects of medicine --
10. Clinimetrics and evidence-based medicine --
11. Measurement of community health --
12. Confidence intervals, principles of tests of significance, and sample size --
13. Inference from proportions --
14. Relative risk and odds ratio --
15. Inference from means --
16. Relationships : quantitative data --
17. Relationships : qualitative dependent --
18. Survival analysis --
19. Simultaneous consideration of several variables --
20. Quality considerations --
21. Statistical fallacies --
Appendix A : Statistical software --
Appendix B : Some statistical tables --
Appendix C : Software illustrations.
Series Title: Chapman & Hall/CRC biostatistics series.
Responsibility: Abhaya Indrayan.

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"The third edition of this acclaimed text focuses on the statistical aspects of medicine with a medical perspective, showing how biostatistics is a useful tool to manage medical uncertainties. This edition provides expanded coverage of topics and includes software illustrations. The author presents step-by-step explanations of statistical methods with the help of numerous real-world examples. Graphs and guide charts at the beginning of the book enable quick access to the relevant statistical procedure, and the comprehensive index makes it easier to locate terms of interest"--Provided by publisher.

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