Now in its Fourth Edition, An Introduction to Medical Statistics continues to be a 'must-have' textbook for anyone who needs a clear logical guide to the subject. Written in an easy-to-understand style and packed with real life examples, the text clearly explains the statistical principles used in the medical literature.Taking readers through the common statistical methods seen in published research and guidelines, the text focuses on how to interpret and analyse statistics for clinical practice. Using extracts from real studies, the author illustrates how data can be employed correctly and incorrectly in medical research helping readers to evaluate the statistics they encounter and appropriately implement findings in clinical practice.End of chapter exercises, case studies and multiple choice questions help readers to apply their learning and develop their own interpretative skills. This thoroughly revised edition includes new chapters on meta-analysis, missing data, and survival analysis.
OUP Oxford; July 2015
- ISBN: 9780191002991
- Edition: 4
- Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
- Title: An Introduction to Medical Statistics
- Author: Martin Bland
Imprint: OUP Oxford
In The Press
This is an excellent resource for members of the medical profession looking to understand statistics used in everyday literature.
About The Author
J. Martin Bland, Professor of Health Statistics, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK