Correctly understanding and using medical statistics is a key skill for all medical students and health professionals.
In an informal and friendly style, Medical Statistics from Scratch provides a practical foundation for everyone whose first interest is probably not medical statistics. Keeping the level of mathematics to a minimum, it clearly illustrates statistical concepts and practice with numerous real world examples and cases drawn from current medical literature.
This fully revised and updated third edition includes new material on:
missing data, random allocation and concealment of data
intra-class correlation coefficient
effect modification and interaction
diagnostic testing and the ROC curve
Medical Statistics from Scratch is an ideal learning partner for all medical students and health professionals needing an accessible introduction, or a friendly refresher, to the fundamentals of medical statistics.