5 edition of Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences (Wiley Series in Probability & Mathematical Statistics: Applied Probability & Statistics) found in the catalog.
June 11, 1996 by Wiley-Interscience .
Written in English
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This practical book is primarily intended for health researchers with basic knowledge of statistical methodology. This innovative new text emphasizes real-world public health problems and the research questions they inspire. It is only in the eighth chapter and thereafter that the authors distinguish between populations and samples and begin to investigate the inherent variability introduced by sampling, thus progressing to inference. Table of Contents Chapter 1. This is an excellent reference book for biostatisticians. The book is divided into three parts.
They motivate the subject very well with a number of important and "real world" examples in the first chapter. The text is also an excellent resource for professionals in labs, acting as a conceptually oriented and accessible biostatistics guide. Advances in statistical computing, robust statistics, model building and discriminant analysis are all covered in this text. Introduction to Medical Research, 1 Meaning of research and medical research, 2 Research terminologies, 3 Need and purposes of research in health sciences, 5 Importance and significance of research in health sciences, 5 Historical evolution of clinical research in India, 6 Characteristics of a good research, 7 Types of research, 8 Chapter 2.
This practical book is primarily intended for health researchers with basic knowledge of statistical methodology. Readers at all stages of their professional lives can draw on this invaluable resource to help them interpret and conduct statistical studies and support effective evidence-based practice. The book is an excellent attempt towards introducing the students and faculty members to the various research methodologies adopted in the field of health sciences to record health-related data. Postponing the slightly more difficult concepts until a solid foundation has been established makes it easier for the reader to comprehend them.
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The book will also be an essential companion for students in all disciplines who want to learn more about how to do good research. Readers at all stages of their professional lives can draw on this invaluable resource to help them interpret and conduct statistical studies and support effective evidence-based practice.
Assuming basic concepts, the authors focus on the practice of biostatistical methods essential to clinical research, epidemiology and analysis of biomedical data including comparison of two groups, analysis of categorical data, ANOVA, linear and logistic regression, and survival analysis.
Principles of Biostatistics Principles of Biostatistics is aimed at students in the biological and health sciences who wish to learn modern research methods.
The book was published in which is not recent enough to cover advances in meta analysis, resampling, Bayesian Hierarchical Models with Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods and frailty models. This review was based on the first edition of the text. Biostatistics Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences book Dummies Biostatistics is a required course for students of medicine, epidemiology, forestry, agriculture, bioinformatics, and public health.
ISBN: Publication Date: This text will discuss the fundamentals of statistical methods, including statistical vocabulary, population parameters, sampling methods and descriptive methods like measures, correlation and regression. Since it is now listed under Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences book second edition and amazon does not let reviewers review the same title twice I am adding my review of the second edition that I recently purchased and read through.
Health and nursing students can be anxious and lacking in confidence when it comes to handling statistics. Review questions: About end-of-chapter MCQs, a useful resource for the readers to review their preparation for the university exams and also to prepare for qualifying entrance exams for postgraduate and doctoral courses.
As the first edition came out around and this one was published in there have been significant additions to the literature on biostatistics and the authors have carefully updated the reference sections.
Advances in statistical computing, robust statistics, model building and discriminant analysis are all covered in this text. Noteworthy are the full chapters on multiple comparison problems and discriminant analysis.
Biostatistics For Dummies is an excellent resource for those taking a course, as well as for those in need of a handy reference to this complex material. Author by : Heather M. It is based on a required course offered at the Harvard School of Public Health.
They motivate the subject very well with a number of important and "real world" examples in the first chapter. The inclusion of real-world data and a host of health-related examples should make this an ideal core text for any introductory statistics course in the field.
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Provides comprehensive coverage of simple statistical concepts Familiarizes the reader with formatted statistical expression Presents simple, worked examples that make formulas easy to apply Includes spreadsheet functions that demonstrate how to find immediate solutions to common problems ISBN: Publication Date: This volume of the Biostatistics and Health Sciences Set focuses on statistics applied to clinical research.
The two new and very important chapters cover randomized clinical trials and logitudinal data anlaysis. The focus is on the concepts, not the math. What's more, its content will fit ideally with the common course content of stats courses in the field.
At least bootstrap methods and meta analyses are mentioned in the book. The text is also an excellent resource for professionals in labs, acting as a conceptually oriented and accessible biostatistics guide.
What are the risk factors for cardiovascular disease? The first chapter introduces common statistical terminology by explaining them in clear language, while subsequent chapters explore the most useful and versatile statistical methods for a variety of public health research questions. Throughout the guide, the author team highlights common errors and pitfalls that occur when performing tests and when interpreting data and make suggestions for how to avoid mistakes.Get this from a library!
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