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Teaching Statistics to Physicians

  1. Gordon D. Murray

Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470011815.b2a17148

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

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Murray, G. D. 2005. Teaching Statistics to Physicians. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 8.

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  1. University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2005


Some familiarity with statistics is important for physicians, for both research and routine practice. Teaching needs are reviewed for three groups: practitioners, casual researchers, and professional researchers. Requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate courses are discussed.


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