Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences

Publication Year: 2004

Edition: 2nd

Authors/Editor: van Belle, Gerald; Fisher, Lloyd D.; Heagerty, Patrick J.; Lumley, Thomas S.

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-103185-7

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The first edition of Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences has served professionals and students alike as a leading resource for learning how to apply statistical methods to the biomedical sciences. This substantially revised second edition brings the book into the twenty-first century for today’s aspiring and practicing medical scientist.

This versatile reference provides a wide-ranging look at basic and advanced biostatistical concepts and methods in a format calibrated to individual interests and levels of proficiency. Written with an eye toward the use of computer applications, the book examines the design of medical studies, descriptive statistics, and introductory ideas of probability theory and statistical inference; explores more advanced statistical methods; and illustrates important current uses of biostatistics.

New to this edition are discussions of:
* Longitudinal data analysis
* Randomized clinical trials
* Bayesian statistics
* GEE
* The bootstrap method

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: van Belle, Gerald; Fisher, Lloyd D.; Heagerty, Patrick J.; Lumley, Thomas S.
ISBN: 978-0-47-103185-7
Specialty:
Biostatistics
Language: English
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 896
Year: 2004
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