Biostatistics for the Intensivist: A Clinically Oriented Guide to Research Analysis and Interpretation
Statistical analysis is an integral and necessary part of being a clinician. Applying the results of statistical analysis can change clinical practices in a meaningful way. Consequently, this biostatistics chapter has been created to provide a basic understanding of statistics as applied to the analysis of research studies. This chapter outlines the basic mechanics of statistics, describes different study types, and explains statistical testing from a practical perspective.
KeywordsBiostatistics Clinician Statistical testing Study designs Confidence intervals Correlation Regression analysis
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