ISBN 9780340808696,Modern Medical Statistics: A Practical Guide

Modern Medical Statistics: A Practical Guide



Hodder Arnold Publication

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9780340808696

ISBN-10 0340808691


Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)

Basic Sciences

Statistical science plays an increasingly important role in medical research. Over the last few decades, many new statistical methods have been developed which have particular relevance for medical researchers and, with the appropriate software now easily available, these techniques can be used almost routinely to great effect. These innovative methods include survival analysis, generalized additive models and Bayesian methods. "Modern Medical Statistics" covers these essential new techniques at an accessible technical level, its main focus being not on the theory but on the effective practical application of these methods in medical research. Modern Medical Statistics is an indispensable practical guide for medical researchers and medical statisticians as well as an ideal text for advanced courses in medical statistics and public health