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Of these three new texts, the first, Basic and Clinical Biostatistics, comes the closest to being a truly comprehensive survey of statistical concepts and their applications in clinical medicine. It speaks mainly to readers who are concerned with proper study design and data analysis, but it offers a view of medical information that should be helpful to all clinicians who wish to be able to judge medical evidence critically; for such readers, the especially valuable chapters will be those on study design, evaluating diagnostic procedures, and reading the medical literature. Its sections on purely statistical considerations will be an ample
Basic and Clinical BiostatisticsStatistical Methods for Medical InvestigationsStatistical Methods in Epidemiology. Ann Intern Med. ;113:173–174. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-113-2-173_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;113(2):173-174.
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