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Basic & clinical biostatistics / Beth Dawson, Robert G. Trapp.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Lange medical bookPublication details: New York : Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, c2004.Edition: 4th edDescription: x, 438 p. : ill. ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)ISBN:
  • 0071410171 (alk. paper)
  • 007141018X
Other title:
  • Basic and clinical biostatistics
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 610.1/5195 22
LOC classification:
  • QH323.5 .D38 2004
NLM classification:
  • 2004 E-979
  • WA 950
Online resources:
Contents:
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.
Summary: Helps readers learn to evaluate and apply statistics in medicine, medical research, and various health-related fields. This book includes a chapter on survey research. It also provides a discussion of logistic regression, the Cox model, and other multivariate statistical methods.
Item type: Research Collection List(s) this item appears in: Statistics
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Current library Collection Call number Vol info Status Date due Barcode
Judith Thomas Library Judith Thomas Library Research Section JTL Research Collection QH 323.5 .D38 2004 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) AUA014631 Available AUA014631

"A Lange medical book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.

Helps readers learn to evaluate and apply statistics in medicine, medical research, and various health-related fields. This book includes a chapter on survey research. It also provides a discussion of logistic regression, the Cox model, and other multivariate statistical methods.