Statistics Workbook for Evidence-Based Health Care
Copyright © 2008 Jennifer Peat, Belinda Barton, Elizabeth Elliott
Author(s): Jennifer Peat, Belinda Barton, Elizabeth Elliott
Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
Print ISBN: 9781405146449
Online ISBN: 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.