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Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences

Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences
Author: Michael J. Campbell - David Machin - Stephen J. Wa
ISBN 13: 9780470025192
ISBN 10: 470025190
Edition: 4
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2007-08-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 344
List Price: $48.95

Now in its fourth edition, this book is an updated and expanded version of a best seller in medical statistics. It is a concise, clearly written introduction to statistical terms and methods used in medicine.

Many medical and health science students will have some knowledge of statistics when they take up their courses. However this knowledge is often general in nature and not relevant to a medical environment.  Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences , Fourth Edition provides students and practitioners with a clear, readable introduction to the statistics they will come across in their regular reading of clinical papers. References to real examples and published papers are used throughout as part of the teaching element of the book

Review of the Third Edition

"a simple, interesting and insightful introduction to medical statistics...highly recommended." Statistical Methods in Medical Research


  • comprehensive coverage of the essential statistical methods.

  • worked examples and exercises on the interpretation of the statistics in papers published in medical journals.

  • written by three experts with wide teaching and consulting experience.

  • excellent layout of information, learning objectives, test questions and answers all serving to promote the book’s proven effectiveness as a learning tool