Data Handling and Analysis by Andrew BlannData Handling and Analysis by Andrew Blann

Data Handling and Analysis

byAndrew Blann

Paperback | January 14, 2015

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Biomedical scientists are the foundation of modern healthcare, from cancer screening to diagnosing HIV, from blood transfusion for surgery to food poisoning and infection control. Without biomedical scientists, the diagnosis of disease, the evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment, andresearch into the causes and cures of disease would not be possible. The Fundamentals of Biomedical Science series is written to reflect the challenges of practicing biomedical science today. It draws together essential basic science with insights into laboratory practice to show how an understanding of the biology of disease is coupled to the analytical approachesthat lead to diagnosis. The series* Understands the complex roles of Biomedical Scientists in the modern practice of medicine* Understands the development needs of employers and the Profession* Addresses the need for understanding of a range of fundamental sciences in the context of Biomedicine* Places the theoretical aspects of Biomedical Science in their practical context The series is developed in partnership with and endorsed by the Institute of Biomedical Science. See a href="" for more information. Data Handling and Analysis provides a broad review of the quantitative skills needed to be an effective biomedical scientist. Spanning the collection, presentation, and analysis of data - and drawing on relevant examples throughout - Data Handling and Analysis is the ideal introduction to thesubject for any student of biomedical science. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Data Handling and Analysis features: For registered adopters of the book:* Figures from the book, available to download
Dr Andrew Blann is Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine and Consultant Clinical Scientist in the University Department of Medicine, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and a visiting lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Science, University of Wolverhampton. A Deputy Chief Examiner in Haematology at the Institute of Bio...
Title:Data Handling and AnalysisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pagesPublished:January 14, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199667918

ISBN - 13:9780199667918

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Table of Contents

1. Information in biomedical science2. Handling quantities: Mass, volume and concentration3. Obtaining data4. Presentation of data5. Audit, quality assurance and quality control6. Research 1: Setting the scene7. Research 2: Analysis of data8. Epidemiology9. Communicating data

Editorial Reviews

"In terms of specificity and relevance of examples this book scores highly - and this issue of relevance really matters for students with data handling." --Dr John Cartwright, University of Chester