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medical statistics

Statistics pert. to medical sciences, esp. data pert. to human disease.
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Institute for Research in Medical Statistics (initially known as Regional Statistical Bureau) was established in Madras in 1978 with a mandate to undertake studies in the domain of health services research, carry out evaluation of the National Health Programmes, study issues related to statistical methodology, conduct short-term courses in statistics for doctors and in-service statisticians in the health sector and provide statistical consultancy and service to research projects from, both ICMR and nonICMR institutes.
In 1969 the first edition of Interpretation and Uses of Medical Statistics introduced concepts of statistics and their medical application to readers with no formal training in the area.
Interpretation and Uses of Medical Statistics first appeared in 1969 and provided ideas on statistics' applications to medical science to those with no formal training in this area.
In his final posting he ended up in charge of Medical Statistics at Bomber Command in High Wycombe, and on discharge joined the family butchering business, which had been going for three generations in the Teesside area.
His background is in medical statistics, including clinical trials and drug safety, and he headed the statistical team in the Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry.
According to medical statistics, the most common type of cancers in the Kingdom are breast, intestinal, lymphatic, leukemia, skin and brain cancers.
Wiley said the acquired assets complement existing areas of strength in Wiley's statistics publishing program, including medical statistics and statistical theory and methodology, "while also providing an additional route into areas of strong growth, including statistics for business and industry and statistics for the social sciences.
It is true that in terms of medical statistics smoking kills about a dozen times more people every year than booze.
It will be delivered by John Tickner, an independent optometrist and a Fellow of the College and the American Academy of Optometry, who has a specialist interest in medical statistics.
Rory Collins Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology and Co-director of the Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK -and- Sir Richard Peto, F.
All allied scientists were comprised of 18 diverse subspecialties: bacteriology, biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, entomology, industrial hygiene, medical statistics, parasitology, pathology, pharmacology, physics, physiology, psychology, public health, radiobiology, sanitary engineering, serology and virology.
Medical Statistics from A to Z: A Guide for Clinicians and Medical Students.

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