Basic statistics and epidemiology: a practical guide [2nded.]1857755898, 9781857755893, 9781417575398

Author : Antony Stewart
"""Description:Most healthcare professionals need to be able to read and understand clinical evidence, and make a judgment on what treatments are effective. To do this, they need a basic grounding in statistics and epidemiology. These are areas which many people find hard to understand, fear or find distinctly uncomfortable. However, this book aims to help readers by stimulating their interest and helping them understand the basics quickly and simply. It provides doctors, nurses, health managers, researchers and students with a concise, practical guide. This straightforward primer in basic statistics emphasises its practical use in epidemiology and public health, providing understanding of essential topics such as study design, data analysis and statistical methods used in the execution of medical research. Clearly worded and assuming no prior knowledge, it gives full step-by-step guidance on performing statistical calculations. Illustrated by numerous examples, and containing exercises with detailed answers, it should help readers grasp the main points of these complex subjects with ease. ""As a basic text, it is invaluable
Categories: Biology Biostatistics
Year :2002
Publisher : Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 146
File Info : pdf 7 Mb