Medical Statistics: An A-Z Companion, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Filomena Pereira-Maxwell

CRC Press
Published May 4, 2018
Reference - 402 Pages
ISBN 9781444167344 - CAT# K17181

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  • Clear and user-friendly A-Z format, in a handy pocket size, allows speedy access to information in all settings
  • Fully updated and expanded to cover over 500 statistical terms for comprehensive coverage
  • Enhanced explanations of statistical concepts and methods, including more illustrative content, for greater accessibility
  • Frequent use of examples from the medical literature, with reference to landmark studies, ensures clinical relevance
  • Those new to medical statistics and the more experienced reader will find something of interest here


This invaluable, jargon-free guide to essential medical terminology in an accessible A-Z format is ideal for medical, allied health and biomedical science students and researchers, clinicians and health care practitioners. Avoiding the complex language that is so often a feature of statistics and research methodology, this text provides clear and succinct explanations, clarifying meaning and showing the interdependencies between important concepts. This edition includes enhanced explanations of statistical concepts and methods—including more illustrative content—for greater accessibility. The book makes frequent use of examples from the medical literature, with reference to landmark studies, ensuring clinical relevance. It remains an ideal aid to accompany the reading and critical appraisal of medical and health care literature, now widely recognized to be a practical lifelong skill required by all health professionals throughout undergraduate and postgraduate studies and during clinical practice.


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