The ideal way to develop sound judgment about data applicable to clinical care.
*First choice of students, educators, and practitioners
*A thorough, meaningful, and interesting presentation of biostatistics
*Helps students become informed users and consumers of biostatistics
" ... Readers may 'learn' and then 'do' immediately ... I learned a lot from this book."
—Online review of the Third Edition
Learn to evaluate and apply statistics in medicine, medical research, and all health-related fields.
*Emphasis on the basics of biostatistics and epidemiology and the clinical applications in evidence-based medicine and decision-making methods
*NEW chapter on survey research
*Expanded discussion of logistic regression, the Cox model, and other multivariate statistical methods
*Key Concepts in each chapter pinpoint essential information
*Presenting Problems drawn from studies in the medical literature that illustrate the various statistical methods
*CD-ROM with NCSS statistical software, procedures, and data sets from the presenting problems
*Multiple-choice final practice exam
Beth Dawson, PhD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Robert G. Trapp, MD, Springfield, IL