Statistics for Health Care Professionals

Author: Ian Scott
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761974768
Release Date: 2005-02-09
Genre: Medical

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.

Statistics for Healthcare Professionals

Author: Ian Scott
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446298039
Release Date: 2014-03-14
Genre: Medical

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.

Statistics for Health Care Professionals

Author: Ian Scott
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761974768
Release Date: 2005-02-09
Genre: Medical

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.

Statistics for Healthcare Professionals An Introduction

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781497015098
Release Date: 2017-10-24
Genre: Education

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.

Statistics for Health Care Professionals

Author: James E. Veney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470497920
Release Date: 2009-08-07
Genre: Medical

Statistics for Health Care Professionals: Working with Excel (second edition) is written in a clear, easily followed style keyed to the powerful statistical tool, Microsoft Excel 2007. It introduces the use of statistics applicable to health administration, health policy, public health, health information management, and other professions, emphasizing the logic of probability and statistical analysis in all areas. Coverage includes data acquisition, data display, basics of probability, data distributions, confidence limits and hypothesis testing, statistical tests for categorical data, tests for related and unrelated data, analysis of variance, simple linear regression, multiple regression, and analysis with a dichotomous categorical dependent variable. A glossary and section-by-section review questions round out this uniquely comprehensive and accessible text.

Medical Statistics from Scratch

Author: David Bowers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470724447
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Medical

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

Basic Skills in Statistics

Author: Adrian Cook
Publisher: Class Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1859591019
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Electronic books

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.

Statistik f r Dummies

Author: Deborah Rumsey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527705948
Release Date: 2010-04-05
Genre: Mathematics

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!

Mathematische Statistik

Author: Bartel L. van der Waerden
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783642649745
Release Date: 2013-03-12
Genre: Mathematics


Statistical Methods in Healthcare

Author: Frederick W. Faltin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119942047
Release Date: 2012-07-24
Genre: Medical

In recent years the number of innovative medicinal products and devices submitted and approved by regulatory bodies has declined dramatically. The medical product development process is no longer able to keep pace with increasing technologies, science and innovations and the goal is to develop new scientific and technical tools and to make product development processes more efficient and effective. Statistical Methods in Healthcare focuses on the application of statistical methodologies to evaluate promising alternatives and to optimize the performance and demonstrate the effectiveness of those that warrant pursuit is critical to success. Statistical methods used in planning, delivering and monitoring health care, as well as selected statistical aspects of the development and/or production of pharmaceuticals and medical devices are also addressed. With a focus on finding solutions to these challenges, this book: Provides a comprehensive, in-depth treatment of statistical methods in healthcare, along with a reference source for practitioners and specialists in health care and drug development. Offers a broad coverage of standards and established methods through leading edge techniques. Uses an integrated, case-study based approach, with focus on applications. Looks at the use of analytical and monitoring schemes to evaluate therapeutic performance. Features the application of modern quality management systems to clinical practice, and to pharmaceutical development and production processes. Addresses the use of modern Statistical methods such as Adaptive Design, Seamless Design, Data Mining, Bayesian networks and Bootstrapping that can be applied to support the challenging new vision. Practitioners in healthcare-related professions, ranging from clinical trials to care delivery to medical device design, as well as statistical researchers in the field, will benefit from this book.

Australian Statistics on Medicine

Author: Review of Professional Indemnity Arrangements for Health Care Professionals
Publisher: Natl Gallery of Australia
ISBN: PSU:000023074040
Release Date: 1992-12
Genre: Medical


Introduction to Health Care Services Foundations and Challenges

Author: Bernard J. Healey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118450147
Release Date: 2014-12-11
Genre: Medical

A comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challengesin U.S. health care delivery Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations andChallenges offers new insights into the most important sectorsof the United States' health care industry and the many challengesthe future holds. Designed to provide a comprehensive andup-to-date understanding of the system, this textbook covers themany facets of health care delivery and details the interaction ofhealth, environments, organizations, populations, and the healthprofessions. Written by authors with decades of experience teachingand working in health care administration and management, the bookexamines the current state and changing face of health caredelivery in the United States. Each chapter includes learningobjectives and discussion questions that help guide and engagedeeper consideration of the issues at hand, providing acomprehensive approach for students. Cases studies demonstratinginnovations in the delivery of health care services are alsopresented. Health care administration requires a thorough understanding ofthe multiple systems that define and shape the delivery of healthcare in the United States. At the same time, it is important forstudents to gain an appreciation of the dilemma confronting policymakers, providers, and patients in the struggle to balance cost,quality, and access. Introduction to Health Care Services:Foundations and Challenges is an in-depth examination of themajor health care issues and policy changes that have had an impacton the U.S. health care delivery system. Includes information on U.S. health care delivery, from care tocost, and the forces of change Focuses on major industry players, including providers,insurers, and facilities Highlights challenges facing health care delivery in thefuture, including physician shortages, quality care, and thechronic disease epidemic The U.S. health care system is undergoing major reform, and theeffects will ripple across every sector of the industry.Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations andChallenges gives students a complete introduction tounderstanding the issues and ramifications.

Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals

Author: J. Glenn Forister
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284034646
Release Date: 2015-01-14
Genre: Medical

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.

Statistics for Advanced Practice Nurses and Health Professionals

Author: Manfred Stommel, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826198259
Release Date: 2014-06-09
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive, graduate-level text for advanced practice nurses and other health care professionals provides state-of-the-art tools that facilitate the reading and interpretation of clinical research articles that use increasingly complex statistical techniques. It addresses clinically relevant topics in biostatistics beyond the usual introduction to linear models, such as survival analysis and evaluation of screening tests. The text emphasizes the importance of understanding the underlying logic of statistical inference and statistical models to support correct interpretation and effective translation into practice. It promotes appropriate statistical method selection for conducting translational research. With a focus on disseminating information in easily understandable language, the text addresses basic statistical reasoning and four different classes of statistical models. The appendix provides refreshers on the algebraic underpinnings of statistics. More complex algebraic derivations are highlighted in boxes throughout the text chapters. The text explains how to work with the exponential expressions and logarithms necessary for the interpretation of logistic and hazard regression models and features clear explanations of more sophisticated statistical models, inference, and analyses. Chapters include examples from current research and multiple exercises designed to reinforce learning. Key Features: End-of-chapter exercises include both problems of interpretation and numerical problems that can be solved via hand calculations. For instructors and students interested in practical data analysis, data sets and practice problems are available from Springer Publishing Companyís website with instructions in SPSS, STATA, and SAS formats. At the end of each chapter is a ìLiterature Applicationî text box with interpretation questions about a recent research article that highlights the statistical model discussed in the chapter. Throughout the book, text boxes highlight the most important algebraic formulas useful in interpreting statistical methods. A chapter on data management practices and ethical issues of privacy maintenance is included. Nine appendices provide tables of major probability distributions, for example, normal, t- and F-distributions, and algebraic derivations of some of the most important results in statistics.

Introduction to Health Services Management

Author: S. W. Booyens
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
ISBN: 070217730X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Ideal for all students studying first-level health services management, this invaluable all-in-one resource describes the environmental factors that affect health services, policy, and planning; the organization of services at the macro and micro level; and other issues such as staff absenteeism and management.