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Biostatistics

A Methodology For the Health Sciences

Wiley, J,
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A respected introduction to biostatistics, thoroughly updated andrevised
The first edition of Biostatistics: A Methodology for the HealthSciences has served professionals and students alike as a leadingresource for learning how to apply statistical methods to thebiomedical sciences. This substantially revised Second Editionbrings the book into the twenty-first century for today'saspiring and practicing medical scientist.
This versatile reference provides a wide-ranging look at basicand advanced biostatistical concepts and methods in a formatcalibrated to individual interests and levels of proficiency.Written with an eye toward the use of computer applications, thebook examines the design of medical studies, descriptivestatistics, and introductory ideas of probability theory andstatistical inference; explores more advanced statistical methods;and illustrates important current uses of biostatistics.
New to this edition are discussions of
* Longitudinal data analysis
* Randomized clinical trials
* Bayesian statistics
* GEE
* The bootstrap method
Enhanced by a companion Web site providing data sets, selectedproblems and solutions, and examples from such current topics asHIV/AIDS, this is a thoroughly current, comprehensive introductionto the field.

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Titel: Biostatistics
Autoren/Herausgeber: Gerald van Belle, Lloyd D. Fisher, Patrick J. Heagerty, Thomas S. Lumley
Aus der Reihe: Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics
Ausgabe: 2. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780471602354

Seitenzahl: 896
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

GERALD VAN BELLE is a professor in the Departments ofBiostatistics and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences atthe University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He is theauthor of four books as well as more than 100 articles and numerousbook chapters.
LLOYD D. FISHER is Professor Emeritus in the Departmentof Biostatistics at the University of Washington, Seattle, and aconsultant to the drug and device industries. He has held positionswith the Center for AIDS Research, the Mayo Clinic, and the FredHutchinson Cancer Center, among others.
PATRICK J. HEAGERTY is an associate professor in theDepartment of Biostatistics at the University of Washington inSeattle and an associate member at the Fred Hutchinson CancerResearch Center.
THOMAS LUMLEY is an associate professor in the Departmentof Biostatistics at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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