Brief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical Research by Jamalludin Bin Ab RahmanBrief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical Research by Jamalludin Bin Ab Rahman

Brief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical Research

byJamalludin Bin Ab Rahman

Paperback | October 22, 2015

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This book serves as a practical guide to methods and statistics in medical research. It includes step-by-step instructions on using SPSS software for statistical analysis, as well as relevant examples to help those readers who are new to research in health and medical fields. Simple texts and diagrams are provided to help explain the concepts covered, and print screens for the statistical steps and the SPSS outputs are provided, together with interpretations and examples of how to report on findings.Brief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical Researchoffers a valuable quick reference guide for healthcare students and practitioners conducting research in health related fields, written in an accessible style.
Dr. Jamalludin Ab Rahman is a medical doctor and graduate of Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia. After graduating he served in the Ministry of Health Malaysia until 1999. He obtained his 4-year subspecialty Master of Public Health programme in 2003, specializing in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. His research on survival analysis of tuber...
Title:Brief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical ResearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pagesPublished:October 22, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9812879234

ISBN - 13:9789812879233

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Contents.- Chapter 1: Planning a research.- 1.1: Building problem statement.- 1.2: Effective literature search.- 1.3: Choosing best study design
.- 1.4: Sampling terms.- 1.5: Choosing sampling method.- 1.6: Calculating sample size.- 1.7: Observations and measurements.- 1.8: Data quality control.- 1.9: Plan for statistical analysis.- 1.10: Critical information in research proposal.- Chapter 2: Analysing research data.- 2.1: Descriptive statistics.- 2.2: Analytical statistics.- 2.3: Comparing means.- 2.4: Comparing proportions.- 2.5: Comparing ranks.- 2.6: Covariance, correlation and regression.- 2.7: General Linear Model.- 2.8: Logistic Regression.- 2.9: How to analyse, in summary.- Datasets.- References.- Index.-