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Basic Allied Health Statistics and Analysis

Basic Allied Health Statistics and Analysis - 2nd edition

Basic Allied Health Statistics and Analysis - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780766810921

ISBN10: 0766810925

Basic Allied Health Statistics and Analysis by Gerda Koch - ISBN 9780766810921
Edition: 2ND 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2000
International: No
Basic Allied Health Statistics and Analysis by Gerda Koch - ISBN 9780766810921

ISBN13: 9780766810921

ISBN10: 0766810925

Edition: 2ND 00

Summary

This comprehensive text uses a discussion and problem-solving format to introduce learners to the computational skills required in the health care field. The hands-on approach challenges learners to think through a problem and choose the appropriate data, helping them to understand its underlying concepts. It also stresses the importance of evaluating the source of the data and how the rates are obtained. The second edition includes a chapter on computerized rates and graphing. This introductory text teaches allied health students the computational skills they need to be successful.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.

  1. Reporting Statistical Data.
  2. Mathematical Review.
  3. Health Care Overview and Data Collection.
  4. Census.
  5. Percentage of Occupancy.
  6. Mortality (Death) Rates.
  7. Autopsy Rates.
  8. Length of Stay/Discharge Days.
  9. Miscellaneous Rates.
  10. Frequency Distribution.
  11. Measures of Central Tendency.
  12. Graphing Data.
  13. Computerization.