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Medical Statistics

An A-Z Companion, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Filomena Pereira-Maxwell

CRC Press

402 pages

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This invaluable, jargon-free guide to essential medical terminology in an accessible A-Z format is ideal for medical, allied health and biomedical science students and researchers, clinicians and health care practitioners. Avoiding the complex language that is so often a feature of statistics and research methodology,this text provides clear and succinct explanations, clarifying meaning and showing the interdependencies between important concepts. This edition includes enhanced explanations of statistical concepts and methods—including more illustrative content—for greater accessibility. The book makes frequent use of examples from the medical literature, with reference to landmark studies, ensuring clinical relevance. It remains an ideal aid to accompany the reading and critical appraisal of medical and health care literature, now widely recognized to be a practical lifelong skill required by all health professionals throughout undergraduate and postgraduate studies and during clinical practice.

Table of Contents



A-Z List of Terms


About the Author

Filomena Pereira-Maxwell, Formerly Lecturer in Medical Statistics, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, now based in Washington, USA

Basant Puri, Professor and Honorary Consultant, Hammersmith Hospital, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Administration
MEDICAL / Epidemiology
MEDICAL / Biostatistics