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...
|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.
|Hardwiring Excellence: Purpose, Worthwhile Work, Making a Difference|
by Quint Studer (Author)
A "textbook with passion", Hardwiring Excellence offers a road map and practical how-to guide for creating and sustaining a culture of service and operational excellence. In this book, author Quint Studer, CEO of Studer Group, draws on his personal experience as a former hospital executive who led two organizations to the top 1% in patient satisfaction and his experience coaching hundreds of healthcare organizations since.
Studer, a nationally acclaimed educator, coach, and thought leader in...
|The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer|
by Jeffrey K. Liker (Author)
How to speed up business processes, improve quality, and cut costs in any industry
In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota's worldwide reputation...
|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...
|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...
|The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability|
by Roger Connors (Author), Tom Smith (Author), Craig Hickman (Author)
The definitive book on workplace accountability by the New York Times bestselling authors of How Did That Happen?
Since it was originally published in 1994, The Oz Principle has sold nearly 600,000 copies and become the worldwide bible on accountability. Through its practical and invaluable advice, thousands of companies have learned just how vital personal and organizational accountability is for a company to achieve and maintain its best results.
|Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences|
by Jose L. Galvan (Author), Melisa C. Galvan (Author)
This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book.
New to the seventh edition:
Each chapter breaks down the larger holistic review of literature exercise into a series of smaller, manageable steps
Practical instructions for navigating today’s digital...
|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...
|Fundamentals of Biostatistics (Rosner, Fundamentals of Biostatics)|
by Bernard Rosner (Author)
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOSTATISTICS leads you through the methods, techniques, and computations necessary for success in the medical field. Every new concept is developed systematically through completely worked out examples from current medical research problems.