Statistical Literacy for Clinical Practitioners

Statistical Literacy for Clinical Practitioners

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This textbook on statistics is written for students in medicine, epidemiology, and public health. It builds on the important role evidence-based medicine now plays in the clinical practice of physicians, physician assistants and allied health practitioners. By bringing research design and statistics to the fore, this book can integrate these skills into the curricula of professional programs. Students, particularly practitioners-in-training, will learn statistical skills that are required of todaya€™s clinicians. Practice problems at the end of each chapter and downloadable data sets provided by the authors ensure readers get practical experience that they can then apply to their own work.Since the test classifies patients as positive or negative, and since patients either have or do not have the disease, the ... the DRE by computing the proportion of patients who tested positive on the DRE who then tested positive on the biopsy.

Title:Statistical Literacy for Clinical Practitioners
Author:William H Holmes, William C. Rinaman
Publisher:Springer - 2015-04-17


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