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Statistics for Health Care Research The Statistical Approach: When Should It Be Applied? Measuring, Sampling and Error Questionnaires The Studies Descriptive Statistics Displaying Data Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics An Introduction to Hypothesis Testing Distributions and Probabilities Making Predictions Testing for Differences Between Means Errors and ANOVAs Not Normal Non-parametric Tests Tests for Association: Chi-Square Tests for Association: Correlation and Regression How Big a Sample: Power Analysis Analysing Data from Systematic Reviews Choosing Test Statistics

About the Author

Dr. D. M. Mazhindu is Head of Research Development & Pedagogy at the School of Nursing & Primary Care Practice, Faculty of Health & Applied Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University. This strategic role includes: leading the research teaching team in the school, generating & undertaking research & enterprise activity & supporting research capacity & capability through staff development activities, conferences, seminars, international partnership working, supervising PhD students & research assistants. Research interests include: Researching Vulnerable Groups, Older People and Aging, Dementia Care, End of Life Care, Emotions at Work, Occupations & Organizations, The Development of Expert Performance, Professional Judgment and Clinical Competence, Qualitative, Critical, Participatory research methods, Statistics & Evidence Based Practice. Professional interests include: Intensive Care, Acute Medical & Surgical Care, Care of Older People, Work Force & Practice Development, and Improving Service Delivery through Continuing Professional Education (CPE).

Reviews

`I like the simplicity in style of this book. I recommend it to students who are apprehensive about their abilities to handle a statistics course.' -- Dr Sheila Scutter, Lecturer, University of South Australia `Scott and Mazhindu have successfully tackled the important challenge of providing future healthcare providers with the foundation for translating research into practice.' -- Susan Schembre, Assistant Professor, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center What are the key strengths of this book? 'Very focused and specific on stats. The style is more accessible than the others and the format is of much more value in the teaching situation, with the boxes and the exercises offering an excellent set of tools for the students and the academic tutor.' Mohammed Hassali, University of Malaysia new edition review: Easy to read and comprehend Sheila Scutter, University of South Australia new edition review: Style, case studies. simplicity in style and explanation. Relevance to health sciences. Many books relate to nursing. -- Hassali and Scutter 'Very focused and specific on stats. The style is more accessible than the others and the format is of much more value in the teaching situation, with the boxes and the exercises offering an excellent set of tools for the students and the academic tutor.' -- Angela Scriven

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