By Brian S. Everitt, Christopher Palmer
Statistical method is of serious value to clinical learn and medical perform. The Encyclopaedic spouse to scientific information comprises readable bills of the foremost themes crucial to present learn and perform. every one access has been written through someone selected for either their services within the box and their skill to speak statistical thoughts effectively to scientific researchers. genuine examples from the biomedical literature and appropriate illustrations function in lots of entries and broad cross–referencing signposts the reader to similar entries.Key Features:Contains bills of over four hundred statistical themes principal to present clinical research.80% of first variation entries up to date and revised.Presents the most recent innovations used on the leading edge of scientific research.Covers universal mistakes in statistical analyses in medicine.Real examples from the biomedical literature and appropriate illustrations characteristic throughout.Contains contributions from over 70 specialists within the field.Medical researchers, researchers and practitioners in scientific study and data will profit significantly from this e-book.
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Encyclopaedic Companion to Medical Statistics by Brian S. Everitt, Christopher Palmer