Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Life and Health Sciences by N. Balakrishnan
Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Life and Health Sciences
Author: N. Balakrishnan
Title: Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Life and Health Sciences
ISBN10: 0470405090
ISBN13: 978-0470405093
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
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Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (December 2, 2009)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1288 kb
Size epub: 1446 kb
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Category: Science & Math
Subcategory: Mathematics
Inspired by the Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Second Edition, this volume outlines the statistical tools for successfully working with modern life and health sciences research

Data collection holds an essential part in dictating the future of health sciences and public health, as the compilation of statistics allows researchers and medical practitioners to monitor trends in health status, identify health problems, and evaluate the impact of health policies and programs. Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Life and Health Sciences serves as  a single, one-of-a-kind resource on the wide range of statistical methods, techniques, and applications that are applied in modern life and health sciences in research. Specially designed to present encyclopedic content in an accessible and self-contained format, this book outlines thorough coverage of the underlying theory and standard applications to research in related disciplines such as biology, epidemiology, clinical trials, and public health. 

Uniquely combining established literature with cutting-edge research, this book contains classical works and more than twenty-five new articles and completely revised contributions from the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Second Edition. The result is a compilation of more than eighty articles that explores classic methodology and new topics, including:

  • Sequential methods in biomedical research