Statistics Workbook for Evidence-Based Health Care

Statistics Workbook for Evidence-Based Health Care

Author(s): Jennifer Peat, Belinda Barton, Elizabeth Elliott

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405146449

Online ISBN: 9781444300499

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300499

About this Book

This concise, easy to understand and learner-friendly book invites the readers to actively particpate in the understanding of medical statistical concepts that are frequently used in health care research and evidence-based practice worldwide.

Knowing that the best way to learn statistical concepts is to use them, the authors employ real examples and articles from health science literature, complete with the complexities that real life presents, in an approach that will help bring researchers and clinicians one step closer towards being statistical savvy and better able to critically read research literature and interpret the results.

  • A practical hands-on workbook for individual or group exercises
  • Teaches how to understand statistical methods when reading journals, and how to use them in clinical research
  • Emphasizes the use of statistics in evidence-based research

Relevant for anyone needing to use statistics, this workbook is an ideal resource for all health care professionals and students, especially those learning and practising evidence-based medicine.

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