Medical Statistics: An A-Z for Critical Appraisal, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Medical Statistics

An A-Z for Critical Appraisal, Second Edition

By Filomena Pereira-Maxwell

© 2017 – CRC Press

288 pages

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Paperback: 9781444167344
pub: 2017-04-15
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About the Book

This concise dictionary of essential statistical terminology is an invaluable jargon-free aid to critical appraisal, which has been designed specifically with the needs of the clinician and health care practitioner in mind. Avoiding the complex language that is so often a feature of statistics and research methodology, Pocket Medical Statistics provides clear and succinct explanations, clarifying meaning and showing the interdependencies between important concepts.

Now presented in a handy pocket format, this expanded second edition is an invaluable companion for the reading and critical appraisal of medical literature, the latter now widely recognised to be a practical lifelong skill required by all medical practitioners and researchers.

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

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Subject Categories

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