An Introduction to Medical StatisticsAn Introduction to Medical Statistics

that, in medical statistics, all answers are approximate, but some approximations are useful. The important thing will be to have an ... This book is intended as an introduction to some of the statistical ideas important to medicine.

Author: Martin Bland

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192518392



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Now in its Fourth Edition, An Introduction to Medical Statistics continues to be a 'must-have' textbook for anyone who needs a clear logical guide to the subject. Written in an easy-to-understand style and packed with real life examples, the text clearly explains the statistical principles used in the medical literature. Taking readers through the common statistical methods seen in published research and guidelines, the text focuses on how to interpret and analyse statistics for clinical practice. Using extracts from real studies, the author illustrates how data can be employed correctly and incorrectly in medical research helping readers to evaluate the statistics they encounter and appropriately implement findings in clinical practice. End of chapter exercises, case studies and multiple choice questions help readers to apply their learning and develop their own interpretative skills. This thoroughly revised edition includes new chapters on meta-analysis, missing data, and survival analysis.

Basic Statistics and EpidemiologyBasic Statistics and Epidemiology

Bland M (2000) Introduction to Medical Statistics (3e). Oxford University Press, Oxford. Bonita R, Beaglehole R and KjellstroÈm T (2006) Basic Epidemiology (2e). World Health Organization, Geneva. Borenstein M, Hedges LV, Higgins JPT et ...

Author: Antony Stewart

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 9781846194115


Page: 200

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This straightforward primer in basic statistics emphasizes 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. This new edition is substantially revised and includes entirely new material on statistical power and sample size. Clearly worded and assuming no prior knowledge, it gives full step-by-step guidance on performing statistical calculations. It contains numerous examples and exercises with detailed answers to help readers grasp the main points of these complex subjects with ease, providing doctors, nurses, health managers, researchers and students with a concise and practical guide

Medical StatisticsMedical Statistics

Practical Statistics for Medical Research. London: Chapman & Hall. ... Statistics with Confidence: Confidence Intervals and Statistical Guidelines, 2e. London: BMJ Books [7, 19]. ... An Introduction to Medical Statistics, 3e.

Author: Stephen J. Walters

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119423645


Page: 448

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The 5th edition of this popular introduction to statistics for the medical and health sciences has undergone a significant revision, with several new chapters added and examples refreshed throughout the book. Yet it retains its central philosophy to explain medical statistics with as little technical detail as possible, making it accessible to a wide audience. Helpful multi-choice exercises are included at the end of each chapter, with answers provided at the end of the book. Each analysis technique is carefully explained and the mathematics kept to minimum. Written in a style suitable for statisticians and clinicians alike, this edition features many real and original examples, taken from the authors' combined many years' experience of designing and analysing clinical trials and teaching statistics. Students of the health sciences, such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and radiography should find the book useful, with examples relevant to their disciplines. The aim of training courses in medical statistics pertinent to these areas is not to turn the students into medical statisticians but rather to help them interpret the published scientific literature and appreciate how to design studies and analyse data arising from their own projects. However, the reader who is about to design their own study and collect, analyse and report on their own data will benefit from a clearly written book on the subject which provides practical guidance to such issues. The practical guidance provided by this book will be of use to professionals working in and/or managing clinical trials, in academic, public health, government and industry settings, particularly medical statisticians, clinicians, trial co-ordinators. Its practical approach will appeal to applied statisticians and biomedical researchers, in particular those in the biopharmaceutical industry, medical and public health organisations.

Using and Understanding Medical StatisticsUsing and Understanding Medical Statistics

This latest edition is highly recommended both as an excellent introduction to medical statistics and as a valuable tool in explaining the more complex statistical methods and techniques used today . Book reviews of the second edition ...

Author: David E. Matthews

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805562764


Page: 246

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This latest edition is highly recommended both as an excellent introduction to medical statistics and as a valuable tool in explaining the more complex statistical methods and techniques used today.

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An Introduction to Medical Statistics, 4th edition. Oxford University Press. Blomqvist, N. (1977). On the relation between change and initial value. JAm Stat Assoc, 72, 746–749. Blomqvist, N. (1987). On the bias caused by regression ...

Author: Filomena Pereira-Maxwell

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781351643580


Page: 402

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This invaluable, jargon-free guide to essential medical terminology in an accessible A-Z format is ideal for medical, allied health and biomedical science students and researchers, clinicians and health care practitioners. Avoiding the complex language that is so often a feature of statistics and research methodology, this text provides clear and succinct explanations, clarifying meaning and showing the interdependencies between important concepts. This edition includes enhanced explanations of statistical concepts and methods—including more illustrative content—for greater accessibility. The book makes frequent use of examples from the medical literature, with reference to landmark studies, ensuring clinical relevance. It remains an ideal aid to accompany the reading and critical appraisal of medical and health care literature, now widely recognized to be a practical lifelong skill required by all health professionals throughout undergraduate and postgraduate studies and during clinical practice.

Research Methodology and Biostatistics E bookResearch Methodology and Biostatistics E book

An introduction to medical statistics. London: ELBS. Bland, M. (1989). An introduction to medical statistics. London: ELBS. Bourke, G. J., & McGilvary, J. (1985). Interpretation and uses of medical statistics.

Author: Sharma Suresh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9788131246481


Page: 352

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Essentials of Research Methodology and Biostatistics—A Comprehensive Guide for Health Care Professionals is a precisely written textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate medical, dental, nursing, physiotherapy, clinical psychology and other allied health care profession students. 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. Easy to follow: An applied, user-friendly textbook with self-explanatory simple language and presentation for the students. An example-oriented book: Plenty of examples to equip the students to prepare for exams as well as independently conduct their research activities. Illustrative presentation: Diagrammatic and tabular presentation of content to facilitate quick review and recall of important concepts. Systematic and logical organization: Content organized in systematic and logical manner to facilitate better understanding. Qualitative and quantitative research methods, analysis: Adequate coverage of quantitative as well as qualitative research process, methodology and analysis. Authentic content: Content reviewed, authenticated by a panel of renowned faculty members/experts. Unique content: Several unique topics such as sample size calculation, uses of different parametric and nonparametric statistical tests, methods, qualitative research process, and analysis included, with practical examples from Indian scenario, which are rarely found in other research methodology books. Enormous knowledge in a nutshell: In-depth coverage of all aspects of research methodology and biostatistics in a concise manner. Review questions: About 150 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.

Oxford Handbook of Medical StatisticsOxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

Practical statistics for medical research. London: Chapman & Hall, 1991. Bland M. An introduction to medical statistics, 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Kirkwood BR, Sterne JAC. Essential medical statistics, 2nd ed.

Author: Janet L. Peacock

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780191061257



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A good understanding of medical statistics is essential to evaluate medical research and to choose appropriate ways of implementing findings in clinical practice. The Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics has been written to provide doctors and medical students with a comprehensive yet concise account of this often difficult subject. Described by readers as a 'statistical Bible', this new edition maintains the accessibility and thoroughness of the original, and includes comprehensive updates including new sections on transitional medicine, cluster designs, and modern statistical packages. The Handbook promotes understanding and interpretation of statistical methods across a wide range of topics, from study design and sample size considerations, through t- and chi-squared tests, to complex multifactorial analyses, all using examples from published research. References and further reading are included, to allow deeper understanding on specific topics. Featuring a new chapter on how to use this book in different medical contexts, the Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics helps readers to conduct their own research and critically appraise others' work.

Oxford Handbook of Medical StatisticsOxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

Bland M. An introduction to medical statistics. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Armitage P, Berry G, Matthews JNS. Statistical methods in medical research. 4th ed. Oxford: Blackwell Science, 2002. Altman DG.

Author: Janet Peacock

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199551286


Page: 544

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The majority of medical research involves quantitative methods and so it is essential to be able to understand and interpret statistics. This book shows readers how to develop the skills required to critically appraise research evidence effectively, and how to conduct research and communicate their findings.