39366 - Medical Statistics for Health Care

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2017/2018

Course contents

Descriptive statistics:  numerical and graphical methods for organizing and summarizing data .Frequency distribution. Inferential Statistics: problems of estimation, testing of hypothesis. Confidence intervals. Linear regression and correlation. Randomized clinical trial and observational studies.Critical reading of scientific articles. Exercises and examples.

Readings/Bibliography

M.M.Triola, M.F. Triola Fondamenti di Statistica per le discipline biomediche, Editore Pearson
M.Bland Statistica Medica, Editrice Apogeo
S.Glantz Statistica per Discipline Biomediche, Editrice McGrawHill

Teaching methods

Lectures
Computer session

Assessment methods

Lab test

Teaching tools

PC, video projector

Office hours

See the website of Maria Letizia Bacchi Reggiani