Quantitative Methods for Health Research: A Practical Interactive Guide to Epidemiology and Statistics by Nigel Bruce

Quantitative Methods for Health Research: A Practical Interactive Guide to Epidemiology and Statistics

Nigel Bruce and Daniel Pope
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  • ISBN
    9780470022740 / 0470022744
  • Title Quantitative Methods for Health Research: A Practical Interactive Guide to Epidemiology and Statistics
  • Author Nigel Bruce and Daniel Pope
  • Category Medical Research
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2008
  • Pages 552
  • Publisher
    Wiley-Interscience
  • Imprint Wiley-Blackwell
  • Edition
    1st
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 196mm x 254mm x 251mm

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“Quantitative Research Methods for Health Professionals: A Practical Interactive Course” is a superb introduction to epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology for the whole health care community.

Drawing examples from a wide range of health research, this practical handbook covers important contemporary health research methods such as survival analysis, Cox regression, and meta-analysis, the understanding of which go beyond introductory concepts.

The book includes self-assessment exercises throughout to help students explore and reflect on their understanding and a clear distinction is made between a) knowledge and concepts that all students should ensure they understand and b) those that can be pursued by students who wish to do so.

The authors incorporate a program of practical exercises in SPSS using a prepared data set that helps to consolidate the theory and develop skills and confidence in data handling, analysis and interpretation.

Publisher Description

This title is a practical introduction to epidemiology, biostatistics and research methodology for the whole health care community. It covers important contemporary health research methods such as survival analysis, Cox regression and meta—analysis and provides the reader with the critical skills to move on to much more advanced and specialist methods. An excellent tool for students and health professionals requiring sound knowledge of Quantitative Research Methods Incorporates self—assessment exercises throughout to help students explore and reflect on their understanding Includes practical exercises in SPSS to help students consolidating the theory and develop skills and confidence in data handling, analysis and interpretation

Author Biography

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