SpringerBriefs in Statistics

Brief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical Research

Authors: Ab Rahman, Jamalludin

  • Covers both research methodology and statistics
  • Uses diagrams to illustrate important concepts in research methodology and statistics
  • Includes step-by-step instructions for statistical analysis and how to interpret the outputs
  • Written in an accessible style for non-statisticians
  • Essential reading for medical students and healthcare practitioners
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About this book

This book serves as a practical guide to methods and statistics in medical research. It includes step-by-step instructions on using SPSS software for statistical analysis, as well as relevant examples to help those readers who are new to research in health and medical fields. Simple texts and diagrams are provided to help explain the concepts covered, and print screens for the statistical steps and the SPSS outputs are provided, together with interpretations and examples of how to report on findings. Brief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical Research offers a valuable quick reference guide for healthcare students and practitioners conducting research in health related fields, written in an accessible style.

About the authors

Dr. Jamalludin Ab Rahman is a medical doctor and graduate of Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia. After graduating he served in the Ministry of Health Malaysia until 1999. He obtained his 4-year subspecialty Master of Public Health programme in 2003, specializing in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. His research on survival analysis of tuberculosis patients received the Aoyama Award for the best thesis. He joined International Islamic University of Malaysia in 1999 and is currently an Associate Professor of Public Health in the Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine. He has taught both undergraduates and postgraduates and has published and co-published more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is one of the consultants in research methodology and statistical analysis national studies, including National Health and Morbidity Survey Malaysia in 2006 and 2011, National Oral Health Survey 2010, National Medical Care Statistics 2012, and The Malaysian Cohort since 2005. He was the resident consultant for Research Methodology and Biostatistics Clinic in Clinical Research Centre, Hospital Kuala Lumpur from 2008 to 2010. He is also active in the study of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in both adults and children, and he has co-authored four articles on the subject.

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eBook 41,64 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Brief Guidelines for Methods and Statistics in Medical Research
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Statistics
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-925-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-925-7
Softcover ISBN
978-981-287-923-3
Series ISSN
2191-544X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 108
Number of Illustrations and Tables
102 illustrations in colour
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