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Brief outline of some statistical methods used in medicine

Richard F. Thompson

Brief outline of some statistical methods used in medicine

by Richard F. Thompson

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Published by University of Oregon Medical School in [Portland, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistics as Topic -- Outlines.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStatistical methods useful in medicine.
    Statementby Richard F. Thompson.
    GenreOutlines.
    ContributionsUniversity of Oregon. Medical School. Dept. of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p., [10] leaves :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14743960M

      The explanation and implementation of statistical methods for the medical researcher or statistician remains an integral part of modern medical research. This book explains the use of experimental and analytical biostatistics systems. Its accessible style allows it to be used by the non-mathematician as a fundamental component of successful Reviews: 8. Statistical Methods in Medical Research is a highly ranked, peer reviewed scholarly journal and is the leading vehicle for articles in all the main areas of medical statistics and therefore an essential reference for all medical statisticians. It is particularly useful for medical researchers dealing with data and provides a key resource for medical and statistical libraries, as well as.

      “The key strength of this book is the straight forward approach. I love the to-the-point question-and-answer format This book would be useful in both statistics and research methods courses [and] in math tutoring labs. I love the tone the author uses, as it is not condescending. Students will be encouraged.”. A sorting of the statistical methods used by authors of the research and review articles in Volumes to of The New England Journal of Medicine indicates that a reader who is conversant.

    some of the demonstrations and data analysis activities that are contained in this book. Before we jump into a detailed discussion of statistics, however, we would like to briefly remind you that (a) statistics is a branch of mathe-matics and (b) statistics is its own very precise language. This is very fitting.   About this journal. Statistical Methods in Medical Research is a highly ranked, peer reviewed scholarly journal and is the leading vehicle for articles in all the main areas of medical statistics and therefore an essential reference for all medical statisticians. It is particularly useful for medical researchers dealing with data and provides a key resource for medical and statistical.


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