Vital statistics - E-Book

An introduction to health science statistics

Author: Stephen McKenzie

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729581497

Category: Medical

Page: 244

View: 7078

Vital Statistics: an introduction to health science statistics e-book is a new Australian publication. This textbook draws on real world, health-related and local examples, with a broad appeal to the Health Sciences student. It demonstrates how an understanding of statistics is useful in the real world, as well as in statistics exams. Vital Statistics: an introduction to health science statistics e-book is a relatively easy-to-read book that will painlessly introduce or re-introduce you to the statistical basics before guiding you through more demanding statistical challenges. Written in recognition of Health Sciences courses which require knowledge of statistical literacy, this book guides the reader to an understanding of why, as well as how and when to use statistics. It explores: How data relates to information, and how information relates to knowledge How to use statistics to distinguish information from disinformation The importance of probability, in statistics and in life That inferential statistics allow us to infer from samples to populations, and how useful such inferences can be How to appropriately apply and interpret statistical measures of difference and association How qualitative and quantitative methods differ, and when it’s appropriate to use each The special statistical needs of the health sciences, and some especially health science relevant statistics The vital importance of computers in the statistical analysis of data, and gives an overview of the most commonly used analyses Real-life local examples of health statistics are presented, e.g. A study conducted at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, explored whether there might be a systematic bias affecting the results of genetic specimen tests, which could affect their generalizability. Reader-friendly writing style t-tests/ ANOVA family of inferential statistics all use variants of the same basic formula Learning Objectives at the start of each chapter and Quick Reference Summaries at the end of each chapter provide the reader with a scope of the content within each chapter.

Vital statistics on the presidency

Washington to Clinton

Author: Lyn Ragsdale

Publisher: Cq Pr

ISBN: 9781568023939

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 464

View: 3388

Provides statistical information on aspects of the American presidents and of the presidency, including campaign length, media coverage, staffing, elections, public activities, public opinion polls, policy making, and personal background.

Contributions to Vital Statistics

Being, a Development of the Rate of Mortality and the Laws of Sickness, from Original and Extensive Data ; with an Inquiry Into Influence of Locality, Occupations, and Habits of Life on Health ; an Analytical View of Railway Accidents ; and an Investigation Into the Progress of Crime in England and Wales

Author: Francis Gustavus Paulus Neison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Diseases

Page: 630

View: 1419

Vital Statistics

Probability and Statistics for Economics and Business

Author: William H. Sandholm,Brett A. Saraniti

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780190668082

Category: Commercial statistics

Page: N.A

View: 855

Statistics I & II For Dummies 2 eBook Bundle

Statistics For Dummies & Statistics II For Dummies

Author: Deborah J. Rumsey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111859567X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 768

View: 918

Two complete eBooks for one low price! Created and compiled by the publisher, this Statistics I and Statistics II bundle brings together two math titles in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following two titles: Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition Statistics For Dummies shows you how to interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine the odds with probability, guesstimate with confidence using confidence intervals, set up and carry out a hypothesis test, compute statistical formulas, and more. Tracks to a typical first semester statistics course Updated examples resonate with today's students Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocol Packed with practical advice and real-world problems, Statistics For Dummies gives you everything you need to analyze and interpret data for improved classroom or on-the-job performance. Statistics II For Dummies The ideal supplement and study guide for students preparing for advanced statistics. Packed with fresh and practical examples appropriate for a range of degree-seeking students, Statistics II For Dummies helps any reader succeed in an upper-level statistics course. It picks up with data analysis where Statistics For Dummies left off, featuring new and updated examples, real-world applications, and test-taking strategies for success. This easy-to-understand guide covers such key topics as sorting and testing models, using regression to make predictions, performing variance analysis (ANOVA), drawing test conclusions with chi-squares, and making comparisons with the Rank Sum Test. About the Author Deborah Rumsey has a PhD in Statistics from The Ohio State University. Upon graduating, she joined the faculty in the Department of Statistics at Kansas State University, where she won the distinguished Presidential Teaching Award and earned tenure and promotion. She returned to Ohio State and is now a Statistics Education Specialist/Auxiliary Faculty Member for the Department of Statistics. Dr. Rumsey has served on the American Statistical Associations Statistics Education Executive Committee and is the Editor of the Teaching Bits section of the Journal of Statistics Education. She is the author of the both books in this bundle. Additionally, she has published many papers and given many professional presentations on the subject of Statistics Education. Her particular research interests are curriculum materials development, teacher training and support, and immersive learning environments.

Vital Statistics

Special reports

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

View: 5058

Handbook on Training in Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems

Author: United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Statistics Division,United Nations. Statistical Division

Publisher: United Nations Publications

ISBN: 9789211614473

Category: Bevölkerungsstatistik

Page: 284

View: 4859

This handbook is designed for use in developing training courses in civil registration and vital statistics systems. Target groups may include national officials from ongoing civil registration and vital statistics systems or university students in such programmes as statistics, demography and social sciences, medicine and public health. The main part of the handbook consists of 23 training modules that can be presented in approximately one hour each. Within each modules is: a contents summary; source readings; a list of key points; discussion points and suggested exercises; review questions.

STATISTICS

Author: NADAR E. NARAYANAN

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120350863

Category: Mathematics

Page: 492

View: 4929

Statistics is vital to decision making in business and our everyday lives. This book on statistics, in its Second Edition, continues to cover both the theoretical and the practical aspects of statistics which facilitate easy understanding of the fundamentals. The book contains twenty-two chapters. It begins with an introduction of statistics and describes statistical survey and sampling methods. It then discusses collection, classification, tabulation, as well as diagrammatic and graphical presentation of data very lucidly. The book then goes on to explain measures of central tendency or averages, measures of dispersion, measures of skewness, kurtosis and moments, and correlation and regression analysis. Finally, index numbers, time series analysis, probability and theoretical distributions, along with vital and population statistics, are discussed in a clear way. This book is primarily designed for the undergraduate and the postgraduate students of economics, commerce and management. In addition, it will be of great benefit to the students of demography and mathematics. NEW TO THIS EDITION • Chapter-end Multiple Choice Questions and Answers. • Sections on “Population Census of 2011”, in Chapter 22. KEY FEATURES • Includes numerous illustrative examples with solutions throughout the text to illustrate the application of the concepts. • Incorporates a large number of tables, diagrams and graphs to help students understand the concepts clearly. • Provides chapter-end exercises to enable students to test their comprehension of the topics discussed.

Community/Public Health Nursing

Promoting the Health of Populations

Author: Mary A. Nies,Melanie McEwen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293883

Category: Medical

Page: 720

View: 671

Covering the nurse's role in promoting community health, Community/Public Health Nursing, 5th Edition is known for its "upstream" preventive focus and social justice approach, photo novellas with clinical stories, and a concise, readable style. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy – especially in caring for diverse population groups. Expert authors Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen discuss today's issues and trends, and describe the key issues and responsibilities of contemporary community/public health nursing. An "upstream" focus addresses factors that are the precursors to poor health in the community. A "social justice" approach promotes health for everyone. Photo novellas use photographs to tell stories showing real-life clinical scenarios and applications of important community health nursing roles. Case Study: Application of the Nursing Process feature presents specific community components of the nursing process separately from individual and family. Clinical examples offer snippets of real-life client situations. Research Highlights boxes show the application of current research to chapter content. Ethical Insights boxes highlight ethical issues and concerns. Healthy People 2020 boxes summarize objectives and their importance in community health. Objectives, key terms, and chapter outlines introduce important concepts and terminology at the beginning of every chapter. Learning Activities at the end of each chapter ask you to apply concepts to the world outside the classroom. New Health Promotion and Risk Reduction chapter details the promotion of health and presents strategies that can identify risk factors for illness. Faith Community Nursing chapter reflects current terminology from the ANAÕs Scope and Standards of Practice, and includes more coverage of the spiritual health of clients. Health: A Community View chapter expands its discussion of the continual challenges and strategies associated with the delivery of health care. Communicable Disease chapter includes new information about public health surveillance, outbreaks, and bioterrorism. Cultural Diversity and Community Health Nursing chapter features new content on complementary and alternative therapies.

Health Information

Management of a Strategic Resource

Author: Mervat Abdelhak,Sara Grostick,Mary Alice Hanken

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291732

Category: Medical

Page: 768

View: 9598

Following the AHIMA standards for education for both two-year HIT programs and four-year HIA programs, Health Information: Management of a Strategic Resource, 4th Edition describes the deployment of information technology and your role as a HIM professional in the development of the electronic health record. It provides clear coverage of health information infrastructure and systems along with health care informatics including technology, applications, and security. Practical applications provide hands-on experience in abstracting and manipulating health information data. From well-known HIM experts Mervat Abdelhak, Sara S. Grostick, and Mary Alice Hanken, this book includes examples from diverse areas of health care delivery such as long-term care, public health, home health care, and ambulatory care. An e-book version makes it even easier to learn to manage and use health data electronically. A focus on the electronic health care record helps you learn electronic methods of organizing, maintaining, and abstracting from the patient health care record. Learning features include a chapter outline, key words, common abbreviations, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, and references at the end. Unique! Availability in the e-book format helps you in researching, abstracting, and managing data electronically. A study guide on the companion Evolve website includes interactive exercises and cases containing real-life medical records, letting you apply what you've learned from the book and in the classroom. Evolve logos within the textbook connect the material to the Evolve website, tying together the textbook, student study guide and online resources. Well-known and respected authors include Mervat Abdelhak and Mary Alice Hanken, past presidents of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), and Sara S. Grostick, a 2007 AHIMA Triumph Award winner for excellence in education. Self-assessment quizzes test your learning and retention, with answers available on the companion Evolve website. Did You Know? boxes highlight interesting facts to enhance learning.

Basic Allied Health Statistics and Analysis, Spiral bound Version

Author: Gerda Koch

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305176413

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 4391

BASIC ALLIED HEALTH STATISTICS AND ANALYSIS, 4th Edition is the comprehensive resource for future health care professionals in a variety of Health Information Management careers. Designed to explain common statistical computations and their practical uses in health care settings, the book's hands-on approach requires students to think through problems and then apply the proper method of statistical analysis. Topics explore the current health care industry, basic math and statistical computations, vital statistics and mortality rates, census and occupancy rates, and more, all in accordance with CAHIIM curriculum standards and competencies. Chapter learning features include examples, tables and figures, and even a separate column for note-taking, along with a brand new chapter on the fundamentals of research. Plenty of case studies and self-assessment opportunities keep students engaged in the material, while ensuring a practical and discerning knowledge of key data and statistical concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 6 - E-Book

Author: John R. August

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437701884

Category: Medical

Page: 920

View: 5036

Completely revised and updated with 80 all-new chapters covering the most important information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges facing feline practitioners today, Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine is an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician’s library. Full-color illustrations and expert contributions help you master and apply the latest advances in feline nutrition, emerging diseases, pet overpopulation, advanced imaging, and more with a comprehensive, clinically relevant approach. More than 100 worldwide leaders in small animal practice provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. Current, evidence-based coverage reflects the latest findings and reports on pressing topics such as: Upper Respiratory Tract Aspergillosis Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear Cardiac Blood Tests Urological Interventional Techniques A new section on feline nutrition highlights the impact of nutritional considerations on feline health. A dynamic full-color design, incorporating hundreds of NEW illustrations and tables, clarifies concepts and helps you interpret clinical data.