Most medical researchers, whether clinical or non-clinical, receive some background in statistics as undergraduates. However, it is most often brief, a long time ago, and largely forgotten by the time it is needed. Furthermore, many introductory texts fall short of adequately explaining the underlying concepts of statistics, and often are divorced from the reality of conducting and assessing medical research.Practical Statistics for Medical Research is a problem-based text for medical researchers, medical students, and others in the medical arena who need to use statistics but have no specialized mathematics background. The author draws on twenty years of experience as a consulting medical statistician to provide clear explanations to key statistical concepts, with a firm emphasis on practical aspects of designing and analyzing medical research. The text gives special attention to the presentation and interpretation of results and the many real problems that arise in medical research.
|Epidemiology: with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 5e (Gordis, Epidemiology)|
by Leon Gordis MD MPH DrPH (Author)
Epidemiology, by award-winning educator and epidemiologist Leon Gordis, is a best-selling introduction to this complex science. Dr. Gordis leverages his vast experience teaching this subject in the classroom to introduce the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology in a clear, uniquely memorable way. He guides you from an explanation of the epidemiologic approach to disease and intervention, through the use of epidemiologic principles to identify the causes...
|Ethics and Health Care: An Introduction (Cambridge Applied Ethics)|
by Professor John C. Moskop (Author)
Who should have access to assisted reproductive technologies? Which one of many seriously ill patients should be offered the next available transplant organ? When may a surrogate decision maker decide to withdraw life-prolonging measures from an unconscious patient? Questions like these feature prominently in the field of health care ethics and in the education of health care professionals. This book provides a concise introduction to the major concepts, principles and issues in health care...
|Grant's Atlas of Anatomy (Grant, John Charles Boileau//Grant's Atlas of Anatomy)|
by Anne M. R. Agur BSc (OT) MSc PhD (Author), Arthur F. Dalley II PhD FAAA (Author)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Real-world guidance for today’s anatomy lab.
Illustrations drawn from real specimens, presented in surface-to-deep dissection sequence, set Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy apart as the most accurate reference available for learning human anatomy. These realistic...
|Biostatistics: The Bare Essentials|
by Geoffrey R. Norman (Author), David L. Sreiner (Author)
This new edition of the book will be produced in two versions. The textbook will include a CD-Rom with two videotaped lectures by the authors.
This book translates biostatistics in the health sciences literature with clarity and irreverence. Students and practitioners alike, applaud Biostatistics as the practical guide that exposes them to every statistical test they may encounter, with careful conceptual explanations and a minimum of algebra.
|Color Atlas and Text of Histology|
by Leslie P. Gartner Ph.D. (Author)
Magnify your understanding of histology with Color Atlas and Text of Histology--the student’s go-to tool for histology mastery!
The Seventh Edition of this text and atlas combines traditional topics with modern research to provide medical, dental, allied health, and biology students with a concise review of all of the major tissue classes and body systems. Consistent presentation of histologic plates comprising relevant concise text and photomicrographs facilitates...
|Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System, 5e|
by Abul K. Abbas MBBS (Author), Andrew H. H. Lichtman MD PhD (Author), Shiv Pillai MBBS PhD (Author)
In this updated edition of Basic Immunology, the authors continue to deliver a clear, modern introduction to immunology, making this the obvious choice for today's busy students. Their experience as teachers, course directors, and lecturers helps them to distill the core information required to understand this complex field. Through the use of high-quality illustrations, relevant clinical cases, and concise, focused text, it's a perfectly accessible...
|Designing Clinical Research|
by Dr. Stephen B Hulley MD MPH (Author), Steven R Cummings MD (Author), Warren S Browner MD MPH (Author), Deborah G Grady MD MPH (Author), Thomas B Newman MD MPH (Author)
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Designing Clinical Research has been extensively revised and continues to set the standard as a practical guide for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals involved in all forms of clinical, translational, and public health research. It presents advanced epidemiologic...
|Essentials of Medical Statistics|
by Betty Kirkwood (Author), Jonathan Sterne (Author)
Blackwell Publishing is delighted to announce that this book has been Highly Commended in the 2004 BMA Medical Book Competition. Here is the judges' summary of this book:
"This is a technical book on a technical subject but presented in a delightful way. There are many books on statistics for doctors but there are few that are excellent and this is certainly one of them. Statistics is not an easy subject to teach or write about. The authors have succeeded in producing a book that is...
|Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Rubin's Pathology, 2nd edition|
by Bruce A. Fenderson (Author), Raphael Rubin (Author), David S. Strayer (Author), Emanuel Rubin (Author)
Lippincott Illustrated Q&A Review of Rubin's Pathology, Second Edition offers up-to-date, clinically relevant board-style questions-perfect for course review and board prep. Approximately 1,000 multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations cover frequently tested topics in general and systemic pathology. The book is heavily illustrated with photos in the question or answer explanation.
Online access to the questions and answers provides flexible study...
|How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine|
by Trisha Greenhalgh (Author)
The best-selling introduction to evidence-based medicine
In a clear and engaging style, How to Read a Paper demystifies evidence-based medicine and explains how to critically appraise published research and also put the findings into practice.
An ideal introduction to evidence-based medicine, How to Read a Paper explains what to look for in different types of papers and how best to evaluate the literature and then implement the findings in an...