Correctly understanding and using medical statistics is a key skill for all medical students and health professionals.
In an informal and friendly style, Medical Statistics from Scratch provides a practical foundation for everyone whose first interest is probably not medical statistics. Keeping the level of mathematics to a minimum, it clearly illustrates statistical concepts and practice with numerous real world examples and cases drawn from current medical literature.
This fully revised and updated third edition includes new material on:
- missing data, random allocation and concealment of data
- intra-class correlation coefficient
- effect modification and interaction
- diagnostic testing and the ROC curve
Medical Statistics from Scratch is an ideal learning partner for all medical students and health professionals needing an accessible introduction, or a friendly refresher, to the fundamentals of medical statistics.
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