Marcello Pagano and Kimberlee Gauvreau's PRINCIPLES OF BIOSTATISTICS, Second Edition is a concepts-based introduction to statistical procedures that prepares public health, medical, and life sciences students to conduct and evaluate research. With an engaging writing style and helpful graphics, the emphasis is on concepts over formulas or rote memorization. Throughout the book, the authors use practical, interesting examples with real data to bring the material to life.
Pagano (Harvard School of Public Health) and Gauvreau's (Harvard Medical School) concepts-based introduction to statistical procedures prepares health science students to conduct and evaluate research. It includes numerous exercises, probability tables, and examples employing real data. The included CD-ROM contains the datasets described in the book. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)