Basic & clinical biostatistics / Beth Dawson, Robert G. Trapp.Series: Publisher: New York : Lange Medical Books-McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, Copyright date: ©2004Edition: Fourth editionDescription: x, 438 pages : illustrations +Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780071410175; 0071410171; 0071241310; 9780071241311; 007141018X; 9780071410182Other title: Basic and clinical biostatisticsSubject(s): Biometry | Statistics | Biometry -- methodsLOC classification: QH 323.5 | .D38 2004
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-421) and index.
Introduction to medical research -- Study designs in medical research -- Summarizing data & presenting data in tables & graphs -- Probability & related topics for making inferences about data -- Research questions about one group -- Research questions about two separate or independent groups -- Research questions about means in three or more groups -- Research questions about relationships among variables -- Analyzing research questions about survival -- Statistical methods for multiple variables -- Survey research -- Methods of evidence-based medicine and decision analysis -- Reading the medical literature -- Appendix A. Tables -- Appendix B. Answers to exercises -- Appendix C. Flowcharts for relating research questions to statistical methods.
A comprehensive user-friendly introduction to biostatistics and epidemiology applied to medicine, clinical practice, and research. Features "Presenting Problems" (case studies) drawn from studies published in the medical literature, end-of-chapter, and a CD-ROM with data sets and statistical software programs.