A Doody's Core Title for 2017!
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.
Beth Dawson, PhD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL Robert G. Trapp, MD, Springfield, IL
1. Introduction to Medical Research2. Study Designs in Medical Research3. Summarizing Data & Presenting Data in Tables and Graphs4. Probability & Related Topics for Making Inferences About Data5. Research Questions about One Group6. Research Questions about Two Separate or Independent Groups7. Research Questions about Means in Three or More Groups8. Research Questions about Relationships among Variables9. Analyzing Research Questions about Survival10. Statistical Methods for Multiple Variables11. Survey Research12. Methods of Evidence-Based Medicine & Decision Analysis13. Reading the Medical LiteratureAppendix A: TablesAppendix B: Answers to ExercisesAppendix C: FlowchartsGlossary