Basic & Clinical Biostatistics: Fourth Edition (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 25, 2004 - Medical - 416 pages
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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.
  

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Contents

1 Introduction to Medical Research
1
2 Study Designs in Medical Research
7
3 Summarizing Data Presenting Data in Tables Graphs
23
4 Probability Related Topics for Making Inferences About Data
61
5 Research Questions About One Group
93
6 Research Questions About Two Separate or Independent Groups
134
7 Research Questions About Means in Three or More Groups
162
8 Research Questions About Relationships Among Variables
190
11 Survey Research
280
12 Methods of EvidenceBased Medicine and Decision Analysis
302
13 Reading the Medical Literature
332
Tables
362
Answers to Exercises
372
Flowcharts for Relating Research Questions to Statistical Methods
398
Glossary
403
References
415

9 Analyzing Research Questions About Survival
221
10 Statistical Methods for Multiple Variables
245
Index
423
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Beth Dawson, PhD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Robert G. Trapp, MD, Springfield, IL

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