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  • The Beat of Life

    A surgeon reveals the secrets of the heart

    by Reinhard Friedl and 2 more

    The heart is our most important organ and perhaps our most mysterious. Every day it pumps 9000 litres of blood and beats around 100,000 times.But the heart is more than just a pump. In all major human cultures, it is seen as the source of love, sympathy, joy, courage, strength and wisdom. Why is this so?Having witnessed the extraordinary complexity and unpredictability of human hearts in the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Corona, False Alarm?

    Facts and Figures

    by Karina Reiss and 3 more

    Does the race for vaccine development make sense? What are the chances of success? Will the vaccine be safe? Will people accept it??In June 2020, Corona, False Alarm? exploded into the German market, selling 200,000 copies and 75,000 e-books in the first six weeks.No other topic dominates our attention as much as coronavirus and COVID-19, the infectious disease it triggers. There’s been a global ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • Biostatistics For Dummies

    by John Pezzullo

    Score your highest in biostatisticsBiostatistics is a required course for students of medicine, epidemiology, forestry, agriculture, bioinformatics, and public health. In years past this course has been mainly a graduate-level requirement; however its application is growing and course offerings at the undergraduate level are exploding. Biostatistics For Dummies is an excellent resource for those ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Applied Predictive Modeling

    by Max Kuhn and 1 more

    This text is intended for a broad audience as both an introduction to predictive models as well as a guide to applying them. Non-mathematical readers will appreciate the intuitive explanations of the techniques while an emphasis on problem-solving with real data across a wide variety of applications will aid practitioners who wish to extend their expertise. Readers should have knowledge of basic ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD

  • Sampling of Populations

    Methods and Applications

    by Paul S. Levy and 1 more

    series Wiley Series in Survey Methodology
    A trusted classic on the key methods in population sampling—now in a modernized and expanded new editionSampling of Populations, Fourth Edition continues to serve as an all-inclusive resource on the basic and most current practices in population sampling. Maintaining the clear and accessible style of the previous edition, this book outlines the essential statistical methodsfor survey design and ... Read more

    $239.99 AUD

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Trials

    by Lawrence M. Friedman and 2 more

    The clinical trial is “the most definitive tool for evaluation of the applicability of clinical research.” It represents “a key research activity with the potential to improve the quality of health care and control costs through careful comparison of alternative treatments” [1]. It has been called on many occasions, “the gold st- dard” against which all other clinical research is measured. ... Read more

    $81.06 AUD

  • The Creative Destruction of Medicine

    How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

    by Eric Topol and 1 more

    How genomics, big data, and digital technology are revolutionizing every aspect of medicine, from physical exams to drug prescriptions to organ transplantsMobile technology has transformed our lives, and personal genomics is revolutionizing biology. But despite the availability of technologies that can provide wireless, personalized health care at lower cost, the medical community has resisted ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Primer to Analysis of Genomic Data Using R

    by Cedric Gondro

    series Use R!
    Through this book, researchers and students will learn to use R for analysis of large-scale genomic data and how to create routines to automate analytical steps. The philosophy behind the book is to start with real world raw datasets and perform all the analytical steps needed to reach final results. Though theory plays an important role, this is a practical book for graduate and undergraduate ... Read more

    $76.55 AUD

  • Statistics Explained

    An Introductory Guide for Life Scientists

    by Steve McKillup

    An understanding of statistics and experimental design is essential for life science studies, but many students lack a mathematical background and some even dread taking an introductory statistics course. Using a refreshingly clear and encouraging reader-friendly approach, this book helps students understand how to choose, carry out, interpret and report the results of complex statistical analyses ... Read more

    $37.39 AUD

  • Analyzing Qualitative Data with MAXQDA

    Text, Audio, and Video

    by Udo Kuckartz and 1 more

    This book presents strategies for analyzing qualitative and mixed methods data with MAXQDA software, and provides guidance on implementing a variety of research methods and approaches, e.g. grounded theory, discourse analysis and qualitative content analysis, using the software. In addition, it explains specific topics, such as transcription, building a coding frame, visualization, analysis of ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Recent Studies on Risk Analysis and Statistical Modeling

    by Teresa A. Oliveira and 3 more

    series Contributions to Statistics
    This book provides an overview of the latest developments in the field of risk analysis (RA). Statistical methodologies have long-since been employed as crucial decision support tools in RA. Thus, in the context of this new century, characterized by a variety of daily risks - from security to health risks - the importance of exploring theoretical and applied issues connecting RA and statistical ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Medical Statistics Made Easy, fourth edition

    by Michael Harris and 1 more

    **Contains all you need to know to understand statistics in medicine.Medical Statistics Made Easy** has been a perennial bestseller since the first edition was published (it is consistently a #1 bestseller in medical statistics on Amazon).It is recommended worldwide on a variety of courses and programmes, from undergraduate medicine, through to professional medical qualifications.It is a book of ... Read more

    $30.13 AUD

  • Regression Modeling Strategies

    With Applications to Linear Models, Logistic and Ordinal Regression, and Survival Analysis

    by Frank E. Harrell and 1 more

    series Springer Series in Statistics
    There are many books that are excellent sources of knowledge about individual stastical tools (survival models, general linear models, etc.), but the art of data analysis is about choosing and using multiple tools. In the words of Chatfield "...students typically know the technical details of regressin for example, but not necessarily when and how to apply it. This argues the need for a better ... Read more

    $107.13 AUD

  • Research Methodology

    The Aims, Practices and Ethics of Science

    by Peter Pruzan

    This book is an in-depth guide to effective scientific research. Ranging from the philosophical to the practical, it explains at the outset what science can – and can’t – achieve, and discusses its relationship to mathematics and laws. The author then pays extensive attention to the scientific method, including experimental design, verification, uncertainty and statistics. A major aim of the book ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Structural Equation Modeling with Mplus

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming

    by Barbara M. Byrne

    series Multivariate Applications Series
    Modeled after Barbara Byrne’s other best-selling structural equation modeling (SEM) books, this practical guide reviews the basic concepts and applications of SEM using Mplus Versions 5 & 6. The author reviews SEM applications based on actual data taken from her own research. Using non-mathematical language, it is written for the novice SEM user. With each application chapter, the author "walks" ... Read more

    $83.92 AUD

  • Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance

    by Margaret Somerville and 2 more

    series At a Glance #72
    This brand new title in the market-leading at a Glance series provides a highly-illustrated, visual introduction to the key concepts of population-level disease prevention. Accessible, double-page spreads help you understand and appreciate the determinants of health which impact on healthcare services and their effectiveness.Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance features high-yield ... Read more

    $47.99 AUD

  • Sample Size Determination and Power

    by Thomas P. Ryan

    series Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics
    A comprehensive approach to sample size determination and power with applications for a variety of fieldsSample Size Determination and Power features a modern introduction to the applicability of sample size determination and provides a variety of discussions on broad topics including epidemiology, microarrays, survival analysis and reliability, design of experiments, regression, and confidence ... Read more

    $163.99 AUD

  • Statistics at Square One

    by Michael J. Campbell and 1 more

    The new edition of this international bestseller continues to throw light on the world of statistics for health care professionals and medical students.Revised throughout, the 11th edition features new material in the areas ofrelative risk, absolute risk and numbers needed to treatdiagnostic tests, sensitivity, specificity, ROC curvesfree statistical softwareThe popular self-testing exercises at ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • Pandemonium

    Proliferating Borders of Capital and the Pandemic Swerve

    by Angela Mitropoulos

    series Vagabonds
    In November 2019, a new strain of coronavirus appeared in Wuhan, China, and quickly spread across the world. Since then, the pandemic has exposed the brutal limits of care and health under capitalism.Pandemonium underscores the turning-points between neoliberalism and authoritarian government, crystallised by ineffective responses to the pandemic. In so doing, it questions capitalist ... Read more

    $14.62 AUD

  • Protein Homology Detection Through Alignment of Markov Random Fields

    Using MRFalign

    by Jinbo Xu and 2 more

    series SpringerBriefs in Computer Science
    This work covers sequence-based protein homology detection, a fundamental and challenging bioinformatics problem with a variety of real-world applications. The text first surveys a few popular homology detection methods, such as Position-Specific Scoring Matrix (PSSM) and Hidden Markov Model (HMM) based methods, and then describes a novel Markov Random Fields (MRF) based method developed by the ... Read more

    $81.06 AUD

  • Design and Analysis of Subgroups with Biopharmaceutical Applications

    by Naitee Ting and 3 more

    series Emerging Topics in Statistics and Biostatistics
    This book provides an overview of the theories and applications on subgroups in the biopharmaceutical industry. Drawing from a range of expert perspectives in academia and industry, this collection offers an overarching dialogue about recent advances in biopharmaceutical applications, novel statistical and methodological developments, and potential future directions.The volume covers topics in ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Health and Lifestyle

    Separating the Truth from the Myth with Statistics

    by Brian S. Everitt

    The main message of this book is that people should be on their guard against both scare stories about risks to health, and claims for miracle cures of medical conditions. In the 21st century hardly a day passes without another article appearing in the media about a new treatment for a particular disease, new ways of improving our health by changing our lifestyle or new foodstuffs that claim to ... Read more

    $45.09 AUD

  • SAS Clinical Programming

    In 18 Easy steps

    by Y. LAKSHMI PRASAD

    An indispensable guide to SAS Clinical Programming, this book is the first guide on this topic, to be written by an Indian author. Written in an instructive and conversational tone for people who want to make their career in SAS Clinical Programming and entry level programmers for their day-to-day tasks. It is equipped with practical, real world examples, detailed description of programs, work ... Read more

    $7.68 AUD

  • New Theory of Discriminant Analysis After R. Fisher

    Advanced Research by the Feature Selection Method for Microarray Data

    by Shuichi Shinmura

    This is the first book to compare eight LDFs by different types of datasets, such as Fisher’s iris data, medical data with collinearities, Swiss banknote data that is a linearly separable data (LSD), student pass/fail determination using student attributes, 18 pass/fail determinations using exam scores, Japanese automobile data, and six microarray datasets (the datasets) that are LSD. We developed ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD