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The Resource Biostatistics and epidemiology : a primer for health and biomedical professionals, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller

Biostatistics and epidemiology : a primer for health and biomedical professionals, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller

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Biostatistics and epidemiology : a primer for health and biomedical professionals
Title
Biostatistics and epidemiology
Title remainder
a primer for health and biomedical professionals
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For this new edition, the author has included several new chapters (genetic statistics, molecular epidemiology, scientific integrity and research ethics) and a new appendix on the basic concepts of genetics and a glossary of genetic terminology. She has also expanded the coverage of multi-center trials (an important aspect of implementation of the standards of evidence-based medicine), controversies in screening for prostate, colon, breast, and other cancers
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wassertheil-Smoller, Sylvia
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA652.2.M3
LC item number
W37 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wassertheil-Smoller, Sylvia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical trials
  • Biometry
  • Epidemiologic Methods
Label
Biostatistics and epidemiology : a primer for health and biomedical professionals, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
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Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Biostatistics and epidemiology : a primer for health professionals
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-236) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The scientific method -- 2. A little bit of probability -- 3. Mostly about statistics -- 4. Mostly about epidemiology -- 5. Mostly about screening -- 6. Mostly about clinical trials -- 7. Mostly about quality of life -- 8. Mostly about genetic epidemiology -- 9. Research ethics and statistics -- Pastscript: A few parting comments on the impact of epidemiology on human lives -- Appendixes: -- A. Critical values of chi-square, Z, and t -- B. Fisher's exact test -- C. Kruskal-Wallis nonparametric test to compare several groups -- D. How to calculate a correlation coefficient -- E. Age-adjustment -- F. Confidence limits on odds ratios -- G. "J" or "U" shaped relationship between two variables -- G. Determining appropriateness of change scores -- I. Genetic principles
Control code
52623751
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xvi, 243 pages
Isbn
9780387402925
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003058444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Biostatistics and epidemiology : a primer for health and biomedical professionals, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Biostatistics and epidemiology : a primer for health professionals
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The scientific method -- 2. A little bit of probability -- 3. Mostly about statistics -- 4. Mostly about epidemiology -- 5. Mostly about screening -- 6. Mostly about clinical trials -- 7. Mostly about quality of life -- 8. Mostly about genetic epidemiology -- 9. Research ethics and statistics -- Pastscript: A few parting comments on the impact of epidemiology on human lives -- Appendixes: -- A. Critical values of chi-square, Z, and t -- B. Fisher's exact test -- C. Kruskal-Wallis nonparametric test to compare several groups -- D. How to calculate a correlation coefficient -- E. Age-adjustment -- F. Confidence limits on odds ratios -- G. "J" or "U" shaped relationship between two variables -- G. Determining appropriateness of change scores -- I. Genetic principles
Control code
52623751
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xvi, 243 pages
Isbn
9780387402925
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003058444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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