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Macmillan Higher Education

Successful Statistics for Nursing and Healthcare

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Paperback - 9781403916525

28 April 2006

$49.99

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Ebook - 9780230211599

16 September 2017

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Successful Statistics For Nursing and Healthcare helps students to gain an understanding of statistical methods within the evidence-based health care context. It builds confidence in descriptive statistics, concentrating on...

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Successful Statistics For Nursing and Healthcare helps students to gain an understanding of statistical methods within the evidence-based health care context. It builds confidence in descriptive statistics, concentrating on appropriate statistical tools and the techniques used in research, whilst gently introducing the mathematics required.

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Focuses on the nursing/healthcare context throughout
Promotes the understanding of statistical concepts, providing explanations of all basic ideas and commonly used symbols
Features graphs and diagrams for illustration as well as a comprehensive Glossary containing the advance terms that may be met in research papers
Has been written by an exceptionally strong author team

Setting the Scene
Levels of Measurement
Populations and Samples
Presenting Data
Summarising Data
Distributions and their Curves
Is It Likely?
Estimating with Confidence
Normal or Not?
Different or Not?
The Significance of Proportions
The Strength of Relationships
Large Numbers of Variables.

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ROGER WATSON is Director of the Graduate School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sheffield, UK. His research interests include older people, nurse education and employment.

IAN ATKINSON is Senior Lecturer in Research Methods at the School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside, UK. He is involved in teaching Quantitative Methods on pre and post-registration modules for health care professionals. He has many years of experience as a researcher in nursing and other health care topics.

PATRICIA EGERTON was, until recently, Head of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Teesside, UK. She taught Mathematics undergraduates, as well as those from other disciplines (including Sport...

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ROGER WATSON is Director of the Graduate School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sheffield, UK. His research interests include older people, nurse education and employment.

IAN ATKINSON is Senior Lecturer in Research Methods at the School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside, UK. He is involved in teaching Quantitative Methods on pre and post-registration modules for health care professionals. He has many years of experience as a researcher in nursing and other health care topics.

PATRICIA EGERTON was, until recently, Head of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Teesside, UK. She taught Mathematics undergraduates, as well as those from other disciplines (including Sport Science, Business, Science, Engineering and Computer Graphics). She was a University Teaching Fellow and was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2000.

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