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Statistics in Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition

Statistics in Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition

David Coggon

ISBN: 978-0-727-91609-9

Nov 2002, BMJ Books

118 pages

In Stock

$49.95

Description

These days a basic knowledge of statistics is essential for good clinical practice, which presents a daunting challenge to health professionals who are not mathematically inclined. This book is aimed at clinicians and students who view statistics as a necessary evil. It covers the summary and presentation of data as might be required for a clinical meeting, audit or the planning of services, and explains how to interpret the p-values and confidence intervals that are reported in medical and scientific journals.
Types of data.

Summarising univariate data.

Summarising bivariate and multivariate data.

Probability.

Hypothesis testing.

Estimation with confidence intervals.

Statistical power and selection of samples.

Statistical modelling.

Interpretation of statistical analyses


  • Part rewritten
  • Covers the summary and presentation of data as might be required for a clinical meeting, audit or the planning of services, and explains how to interpret the p-values and confidence intervals that are reported in medical and scientific journals
  • Aimed at medical students, doctors and other health professionals who are not mathematically inclined, but who need a basic understanding of statistics to support their clinical practice