Statistics for Health Care Professionals

An Introduction

Author: Ian Scott,Debbie Mazhindu

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761974765

Category: Medical

Page: 241

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Challenging the notion that statistics are often incomprehensible and complex to use, the authors help readers to understand the language of statistics, which is often a stumbling block for those coming to the subject for the first time. As the results of health care research are so integral to decision-making and developing new practice within the profession, the book encourages the reader to think critically about data analysis and research design, and how these can impact upon evidence based practice.
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Statistics for Healthcare Professionals

An Introduction

Author: Ian Scott,Debbie Mazhindu

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446298035

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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This book introduces you to the basic rules and principles of statistics and shows you how straightforward statistical tests can be performed and analysed in relation to healthcare. Key features of the text are: -Examples which show how statistics are used in the real world -Exercises to test your understanding and develop your proficiency -A glossary to remind you of key terms. -Additional online material including guides to using Microsoft Excel and SPSS and sample datasets.
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Statistics for Health Care Professionals

An Introduction

Author: Ian Scott,Debbie Mazhindu

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761974765

Category: Medical

Page: 241

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Challenging the notion that statistics are often incomprehensible and complex to use, the authors help readers to understand the language of statistics, which is often a stumbling block for those coming to the subject for the first time. As the results of health care research are so integral to decision-making and developing new practice within the profession, the book encourages the reader to think critically about data analysis and research design, and how these can impact upon evidence based practice.
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Medical Statistics from Scratch

An Introduction for Health Professionals

Author: David Bowers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470724446

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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This long awaited second edition of this bestseller continues to provide a comprehensive, user friendly, down-to-earth guide to elementary statistics. The book presents a detailed account of the most important procedures for the analysis of data, from the calculation of simple proportions, to a variety of statistical tests, and the use of regression models for modeling of clinical outcomes. The level of mathematics is kept to a minimum to make the material easily accessible to the novice, and a multitude of illustrative cases are included in every chapter, drawn from the current research literature. The new edition has been completely revised and updated and includes new chapters on basic quantitative methods, measuring survival, measurement scales, diagnostic testing, bayesian methods, meta-analysis and systematic reviews. "... After years of trying and failing, this is the only book on statistics that i have managed to read and understand" - Naveed Kirmani, Surgical Registrar, South London Healthcare HHS Trust, UK
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Statistics for Healthcare Professionals, An Introduction

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 149701509X

Category: Education

Page: 56

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Statistics for Healthcare Professionals, An Introduction. In this book, you will learn topics such as Measuring, sampling and error, Questionnaires, The studies, and Descriptive statistics plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Basic Statistics and Epidemiology

A Practical Guide

Author: Antony Stewart

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 1846194113

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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This straightforward primer in basic statistics emphasizes its practical use in epidemiology and public health, providing understanding of essential topics such as study design, data analysis and statistical methods used in the execution of medical research. This new edition is substantially revised and includes entirely new material on statistical power and sample size. Clearly worded and assuming no prior knowledge, it gives full step-by-step guidance on performing statistical calculations. It contains numerous examples and exercises with detailed answers to help readers grasp the main points of these complex subjects with ease, providing doctors, nurses, health managers, researchers and students with a concise and practical guide
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Basic Skills in Statistics

A Guide for Healthcare Professionals

Author: Adrian Cook,Aziz Sheikh,Gopalakrishnan Netuveli

Publisher: Class Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781859591017

Category: Electronic books

Page: 112

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Statistics can be an intimidating subject for many students and clinicians. This concise text introduces basic concepts that underpin medical statistics and, using everyday clinical examples, highlights the importance of statistical principles to understanding and implementing research findings in routine clinical care.
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Understanding Managed Care

An Introduction for Health Care Professionals

Author: Annette U. Rickel,Thomas N. Wise

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805569602

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 121

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A unique series of cases based on a fictional family selecting and using a health plan is presented and a glossary is provided which defines basic concepts frequently encountered in the managed care field.
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Statistik für Dummies

Author: Deborah Rumsey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527705945

Category: Mathematics

Page: 352

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Entdecken Sie mit "Statistik für Dummies" Ihren Spaß an der Statistik und werfen Sie einen Blick hinter die Kulissen der so beliebten Manipulation von Zahlenmaterial! Deborah Rumsey zeigt Ihnen das nötige statistische Handwerkszeug wie Stichprobe, Wahrscheinlichkeit, Bias, Median, Durchschnitt und Korrelation. Sie lernen die verschiedenen grafischen Darstellungsmöglichkeiten von statistischem Material kennen und werden über die unterschiedlichen Methoden der Auswertung erstaunt sein. Schärfen Sie mit diesem Buch Ihr Bewusstsein für Zahlen und deren Interpretation, so dass Ihnen keiner mehr etwas vormachen kann!
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Factfulness

Wie wir lernen, die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist

Author: Hans Rosling,Anna Rosling Rönnlund,Ola Rosling

Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage

ISBN: 3843717451

Category: Science

Page: 350

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Es wird alles immer schlimmer, eine schreckliche Nachricht jagt die andere: Die Reichen werden reicher, die Armen ärmer. Es gibt immer mehr Kriege, Gewaltverbrechen, Naturkatastrophen. Viele Menschen tragen solche beängstigenden Bilder im Kopf. Doch sie liegen damit grundfalsch. Unser Gehirn verführt uns zu einer dramatisierenden Weltsicht, die mitnichten der Realität entspricht, wie der geniale Statistiker und Wissenschaftler Hans Rosling erklärt. Wer das Buch gelesen hat, wird • ein sicheres, auf Fakten basierendes Gerüst besitzen, um die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist • die zehn gängigsten Arten von aufgebauschten Geschichten erkennen • bessere Entscheidungen treffen können • wahre Factfulness erreichen – jene offene, neugierige und entspannte Geisteshaltung, in der Sie nur noch Ansichten teilen und Urteile fällen, die auf soliden Fakten basieren
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Applied Biostatistics for the Health Sciences

Author: Richard J. Rossi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470147644

Category: Mathematics

Page: 648

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Biostatistics is quickly becoming one of the most important areas of statistics due to the tremendous increase in health care needs. This book successfully introduces the terminology, concepts, and correct uses and interpretation of biostatistics. It is ideal for practitioners as well as students going into health care fields. Pedagogical features include formulas highlighted in text boxes and chapter summaries that highlight key vocabulary and concepts for the chapter. An accompanying Web site provides both MINITAB® and Microsoft® Office Excel® data files data for the case studies and exercises that are contained in the text.
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An Introduction to the US Health Care System

Sixth Edition

Author: Steven Jonas, MD,MPH, FACPM,Raymond L. Goldsteen, DrPH,Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826103154

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Completely expanded and updated to account for the latest changes in the U.S. health care system, this best-selling text remains the most concise and balanced introduction to the domestic health care system. Like its predecessors, it provides an accessible overview of the basic components of the system: healthcare personnel, hospitals and other institutions, the federal government, financing and payment mechanisms, and managed care. Finally, it provides an insightful look at the prospects for health care reform. Steven Jonas, a revered expert in public health, has enlisted his colleagues, Drs. Raymond and Karen Goldsteen, to add their expertise in public health and health policy and management to this outstanding volume. All students of health care administration and policy, as well as practicing healthcare professionals who simply want a relatively brief overview of the system, will find it useful.
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Nursing Research

An Introduction

Author: Pam Moule,Margaret Goodman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446206270

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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"This is a very welcome new book that will be of great value to those learning about research at all levels. It will be particularly useful for students who have no previous research knowledge and will aid their understanding of process and theory greatly." Dr Pat Colliety, Senior Tutor, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Surrey Nursing Research leads the novice nurse researcher and student nurse through the main techniques and skills required of a practising nurse researcher. The authors provide readers with key information to understand, critically appraise and implement research in daily practice. Written in an accessible and engaging manner the book encourages students and practitioners to think about the whole research process, from reading the research of others to designing, conducting and analyzing their own research. Key features include: - coverage of all aspects of doing research, from research design to data gathering and report writing - key words, chapter summaries and further readings - in-depth nursing-based examples throughout - an extensive companion website. Nursing Research: An Introduction is an invaluable resource to both students at upper undergraduate and graduate level as well practicing nurses undertaking research.
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Research Handbook for Health Care Professionals

Author: Mary Hickson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118708032

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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The Research Handbook for Health Care Professionals is theessential guide to the entire research process for students andpractitioners alike. From conceiving an idea for a project towriting up the findings for publication, the book offers anoverview of each stage plus hints and tips, recommendations forfurther reading and examples spanning a wide range of healthprofessions. The book comprises three sections: Getting Started, Doing YourResearch and Writing Up and Dissemination, and includes chapters onkey topics such as formulating your research question, writing theinitial research protocol, application for ethical approval,research governance, collecting your data, research methods andpreparing a poster for a conference.
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Australian Statistics on Medicine

Author: Review of Professional Indemnity Arrangements for Health Care Professionals,Australia. Department of Health, Housing and Community Services

Publisher: Natl Gallery of Australia

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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An introduction to international migration studies

european perspectives

Author: Marco Martiniello,Jan Rath

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9048517354

Category: Social Science

Page: 383

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Focusing mainly on the European experience including Eastern Europe, this important volume offers an advanced introduction to immigrant incorporation studies from a historical, empirical and theoretical perspective. Beyond incorporation theories, renowned scholars in the field explore incorporation in action in different fields, policy issues and normative dimensions.
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Fundamentals of Research Methodology for Health Care Professionals

Author: Hilla Brink,Christa Van der Walt,Gisela Van Rensburg

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702166808

Category: Medical

Page: 226

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An introduction to research methodology, this textbook contains conceptual and nontechnical descriptions of the methods used by researchers in medical experimentation. Each step of the research process is explained and illustrated with examples from practice. This revised second edition also has expanded sections on clinical research methods, action research, Web resources, and current scenarios.
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An Introduction to Global Studies

Author: Patricia J. Campbell,Aran MacKinnon,Christy R. Stevens

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444329588

Category: Political Science

Page: 440

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Taking an interdisciplinary approach, An Introduction to Global Studies presents readers with a solid introduction to the complex, interconnected forces and issues confronting today's globalized world. Introduces readers to major theories, key terms, concepts, and notable theorists Equips readers with the basic knowledge and conceptual tools necessary for thinking critically about the complex issues facing the global community Includes a variety of supplemental features to facilitate learning and enhance readers' understanding of the material
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Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals

Author: J. Glenn Forister,J. Dennis Blessing

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 128403464X

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition is an essential resource to help students, faculty, and practitioners understand the research process, interpret data, comprehend results, and incorporate findings into practice. From choosing a research project and developing the research process design, to systematically gathering information, analyzing, interpreting data, differentiating among conflicting results, and finally understanding the overall evaluation, Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition will help students and practitioners develop research skills to acquire and contribute knowledge that benefits their patients.
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