Medical Biostatistics

4th Edition

Abhaya Indrayan, Rajeev Kumar Malhotra

Chapman and Hall/CRC
Published December 6, 2017
Reference - 720 Pages
ISBN 9781498799539 - CAT# K30591
Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series


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Provides comprehensive coverage of the wide range of biostatistical methods used in evidence-based patient management, medical research, and health administration

Completely oriented to medical aspects and uses only High School algebra. Demonstrates how biostatistics helps manage many types of data-based medical uncertainties

Heuristic explanation of statistical methods with the help of a large number of real life examples that elucidate the medical meaning of results. Explains various statistical methods step-by-step. Profusely illustrated with liberal use of graphs

Includes guide charts in the beginning of the book to enable immediate retrieval of the relevant statistical procedure. Comprehensive index running into 40 pages that makes it easier to locate the term of interest

Provides practical examples with complete solutions using both SPSS and R-code, along with their simple interpretation which helps the user in analysing their data


Encyclopedic in breadth, yet practical and concise, Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition focuses on the statistical aspects ofmedicine with a medical perspective, showing the utility of biostatistics as a tool to manage many medical uncertainties. This edition includes more topics in order to fill gaps in the previous edition. Various topics have been enlarged and modified as per the new understanding of the subject.

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