Medical Statistics at a Glance

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-03-04
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Designed to support the best-selling third edition of Medical Statistics at a Glance, this comprehensive workbook contains a variety of self-assessment methods allowing readers to test their statistical knowledge, put it into practice, and apply it to a medical context and when reading published literature. Echoing the structure of, and fully cross-referenced to, its parent title, Medical Statistics at a Glance Workbook offers a range of methods to test and extend knowledge of medical statistics, whether Medical Statistics at a Glance or another statistics book is being used to learn concepts.

Author Biography

Aviva Petrie is Head of Biostatistics Unit and Senior Lecturer, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London; Honorary Lecturer in Medical Statistics, Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Caroline Sabin is Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Research Department of Infection and Population Health, Division of Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus

Table of Contents


Part 1: MCQs

Handling data

Sampling and estimation

Study design

Hypothesis testing

Basic techniques for analysing data

Additional techniques

Part 2: Structured Questions

Part 3: Critical appraisal

Randomised controlled trial: template

Paper 1: a randomised controlled trial

Observational study: template

Paper 2: an observational study

Part 4: Data analysis

Dataset 1 analysed by Stata v11

Dataset 2 analysed using IBM SPSS Statistics v20

Part 5: Solutions

Solutions to MCQs

Model answers for structured questions

Critical appraisal of Paper 1

Critical appraisal of Paper 2


Appendix I: List of MCQs with relevant chapters from Medical Statistics at a Glance (3rd edn) and associated topics

Appendix II: List of structured questions with relevant chapters from Medical Statistics at a Glance (3rd edn) and associated topics

Appendix III: Chapters from Medical Statistics at a Glance with relevant MCQs and Structured questions

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