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.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 18 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
'Very focused and specific on stats. The style is more accessible than the others and the format is of much more value in the teaching situation, with the boxes and the exercises offering an excellent set of tools for the students and the academic tutor.'-- Angela Scriven
What are the key strengths of this book?
'Very focused and specific on stats. The style is more accessible than the others and the format is of much more value in the teaching situation, with the boxes and the exercises offering an excellent set of tools for the students and the academic tutor.'
Mohammed Hassali, University of Malaysia new edition review:
Easy to read and comprehend
Sheila Scutter, University of South Australia new edition review:
Style, case studies. simplicity in style and explanation. Relevance to health sciences. Many books relate to nursing.
-- Hassali and Scutter
`Scott and Mazhindu have successfully tackled the important challenge of providing future healthcare providers with the foundation for translating research into practice.'-- Susan Schembre, Assistant Professor, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
`I like the simplicity in style of this book. I recommend it to students who are apprehensive about their abilities to handle a statistics course.'-- Dr Sheila Scutter, Lecturer, University of South Australia
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