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.
|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.
|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...
|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...
|Medical Statistics Made Easy, third edition|
by Michael Harris (Author), Jacquelyn Taylor (Author)
Medical StatisticsMade Easy 3e scores 99/100 and 5 stars on Doody's (Sept 2014)!
Here's what the reviewer said: "This is a practical guide to the use of statistics in medical literature and their application in clinical practice. The numerous examples help make the conceptualization of complex ideas easy. It is a great resource for healthcare students and clinicians in the field."
Medical Statistics Made Easy has been a perennial bestseller since...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World|
by Steven Johnson (Author)
A National Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, and an Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the YearIt's the summer of 1854, and London is just emerging as one of the first modern cities in the world. But lacking the infrastructure-garbage removal, clean water, sewers-necessary to support its rapidly expanding population, the city has become the perfect breeding ground for a terrifying disease no one knows how to cure. As the cholera outbreak takes hold, a physician and a local curate are...
|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...