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Hardcover Statistics for Health Professionals Book

ISBN: 0721682545

ISBN13: 9780721682549

Statistics for Health Professionals

Assists nursing and health professionals in gaining a basic understanding of statistics. Appropriate for self-study or course use, this pratical text trains the student to become a better consumer of research by identifying violations of statistical assumptions and interpreting results. Emphasizes a general understanding, rather than memorization, of formulas. Where possible, calculations are simplified to avoid "number crunching." Numerous practical...

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Good overall, but needs survival analysis

Susan Shott does a good job presenting statistics with a variety of real world examples drawn from medical studies. She has some biases, which are controvercial, like her discounting the fisher exact test. I found the examples using output from SAS and SPSS helpful, but a more modern text would have done well to use R. What is missing is any analysis of survival data or Kaplan Meier pluts. Analysis of survival data is common in the medical literature.

stastics demystified

This book is written in clear English and has great examples. The author presents a logical approach to choosing a statistical test.
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