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Douglas G. Altman - Practical Statistics for Medical Research - 9780412276309 - V9780412276309
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Practical Statistics for Medical Research

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Description for Practical Statistics for Medical Research Hardcover. Primarily aimed at medical researchers, this book aims to provide an understanding of the basic principles that underlie research design, data analysis and the interpretation of results, and to enable the reader to carry out a wide range of statistical analyses. Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science. Num Pages: 624 pages. BIC Classification: MBGR; MBNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 164 x 37. Weight in Grams: 1038.
Most medical researchers, whether clinical or non-clinical, receive some background in statistics as undergraduates. However, it is most often brief, a long time ago, and largely forgotten by the time it is needed. Furthermore, many introductory texts fall short of adequately explaining the underlying concepts of statistics, and often are divorced from the reality of conducting and assessing medical research. Practical Statistics for Medical Research is a problem-based text for medical researchers, medical students, and others in the medical arena who need to use statistics but have no specialized mathematics background. Explores topics of particular importance in clinical ... Read more

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"...valuable to medical students and statisticians entering the field..." -Medical Publications "Admirably clear presentations of concepts...our department is so impressed by its conceptual clarity that we plan to introduce it into our courses for physician scientists and graduate students of the health sciences." -Short Book Reviews of the International Statistical Institute "A winner...The text is comfortably fluent; it ... Read more

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