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Title Biostatistics in clinical medicine / Joseph A. Ingelfinger ... [et al.].
Imprint New York : McGraw-Hill, c1994.


 Main Stacks  RA409 .B48 1994    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xxv, 418 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Medical statistics.
Clinical medicine -- Statistical methods.
Medical statistics -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Clinical medicine -- Statistical methods -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Biometry -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Clinical Medicine.
Contents Diagnostic testing: introduction to probability -- Diagnostic testing: likelihood and odds -- Screening for breast cancer, guidance from decision trees -- Has the treatment helped the patient? Intrasubject and intersubject variability -- Blood pressure and hypertension: distribution and variability -- Ideas of exploratory data analysis: reanalyzing an exercise data set -- Assessing treatment efficacy by analyzing counts -- What are P values? -- What is chi-square? -- Regression: an overview -- More about regression: a closer look at the regression of glomerular filtration rate on plasma creatinine -- Introduction to multiple regression -- Management of stable angina: interpreting life tables -- Reading a report of a clinical trial -- Applying a clinical trial -- Reading a report of an epidemiologic study -- Using meta-analysis for research synthesis: pooling data from several studies -- Additional problems -- Short solutions to odd-numbered problems -- Statistical tables and charts.
Other Author Ingelfinger, Joseph A.