Encyclopedic in breadth, yet practical and concise, Medical Biostatistics, Third Edition focuses on the statistical aspects of medicine with a medical perspective, showing the utility of biostatistics as a tool to manage many medical uncertainties. The author concludes "Just as results of medical tests, statistical results can be false negative or
Table of Contents
Medical Uncertainties. Basics of Medical Studies. Sampling Methods. Designs of Observational Studies. Medical Experiments. Clinical Trials. Numerical Methods for Representing Variation. Presentation of Variation by Figures. Some Quantitative Aspects of Medicine. Clinimetrics and Evidence-based Medicine. Measurement of Community Health. Confidence Intervals, Principles of Tests of Significance, and Sample Size. Inference from Proportions. Relative Risk and Odds Ratio. Inference from Means. Relationships: Quantitative Data. Relationships: Qualitative Dependent. Survival Analysis. Simultaneous Consideration of Several Variables. Quality Considerations. Statistical Fallacies.