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Biostatistics for the health professions

by Olive M. Lombard

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical statistics.,
  • Epidemiology -- Statistical methods.,
  • Nursing -- Research -- Statistical methods.,
  • Biometry -- Nursing texts.,
  • Epidemiologic methods -- Nursing texts.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementOlive M. Lombard ; foreword by Shields Warren.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA409 .L65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5184358M
    ISBN 10083850664X
    LC Control Number75002482

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      A large part of some class sessions was just reviewing a long and tedious public health article and going over the statistical tests, why alternatives weren't use, possible weaknesses, distribution issues, etc. The book we used (Biostats by Rosner) was referred to only for the theory, math, and sometimes for sample problems. The principal goal of the M.S. program is to prepare highly qualified individuals for future Ph.D. training and for careers in biostatistics practice. This training is conducted in the innovative and interdisciplinary public health culture of the college of public health and health professions and the college of medicine.

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