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Definitions, Conversions, and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals, Third Edition (Definitions, Conversions & Calculations for Occupational Safety & Health Professionals)Standing firmly on the foundation built by the previous two editions, each a bestseller in its own right, Definitions, Conversions, and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals, Third Edition is bound to repeat this success. A multipurpose reference suitable for professionals throughout the field, the book contains virtually every mathematical relationship, formula, definition, and conversion factor that any professional will ever need or encounter combined with example prob…

Definitions, Conversions, and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health ProfessionalsDefinitions, Conversions, and Calculations for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals is a complete reference manual covering the quantitative relationships, definitions, and conversion factors required of professionals in industrial hygiene, occupational safety and health, risk management, and indoor environmental control. Over 100 example problems drawn from the experiences of the author and/or his associates are included with complete, step-by-step solutions to each problem. The book wi…

Essential Calculation Skills for Nurses and Midwives (UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Health & Social Welfare)“Just as the title says this book is an essential ‘must have’ for any student healthcare professional or even those who are qualified and want to refresh their calculation skills. It is very easy to read, being clearly laid out and aided with illustrations and photographs throughout. There is also a variety of worked examples and practice questions which I feel makes this book stand out from the crowd, as you can assess yourself as you go along to check that you are on the right track. As a chi…

Introduction to Risk Calculation in Genetic CounselingGenetic counseling is widely accepted as an integral part of the management of every patient with an inherited disorder, and the rapid developments in human and medical genetics have reinforced the importance of competency in risk calculation. Fully updated since the first edition (1991) this book provides a simple introduction for risk calculation for genetics counseling,, describing how risks can easily be estimated or calculated for most counseling situations. Easy-to-use, with worked example…

When Computers Were HumanBefore Palm Pilots and iPods, PCs and laptops, the term “computer” referred to the people who did scientific calculations by hand. These workers were neither calculating geniuses nor idiot savants but knowledgeable people who, in other circumstances, might have become scientists in their own right. When Computers Were Human represents the first in-depth account of this little-known, 200-year epoch in the history of science and technology. Beginning with the story of his own grandmother, who was…

Calculations for Health and Social CareFinancial constraints mean that there is a need for those students studying health and social care to understand basic budgeting, percentage returns, statistics, costing and the keeping of accounts. With the introduction of purchaser/provider contracts, there is also an increased emphasis being placed by professionals on statistics and other calculations. The text provides explanations of all the numeracy skills required by those taking GNVQs in Health and Social Care at intermediate and advance…

Designing with the Mind in Mind, Second Edition: Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design GuidelinesIn this completely updated and revised edition of Designing with the Mind in Mind, Jeff Johnson provides you with just enough background in perceptual and cognitive psychology that user interface (UI) design guidelines make intuitive sense rather than being just a list or rules to follow. Early UI practitioners were trained in cognitive psychology, and developed UI design rules based on it. But as the field has evolved since the first edition of this book, designers enter the field from many di…

Sample Size Calculations in Clinical Research (Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series)Sample size calculation plays an important role in clinical research. It is not uncommon, however, to observe discrepancies among study objectives (or hypotheses), study design, statistical analysis (or test statistic), and sample size calculation. Focusing on sample size calculation for studies conducted during the various phases of clinical research and development, Sample Size Calculation in Clinical Research explores the causes of discrepancies and how to avoid them. This volume provides for…

Group-Sequential Clinical Trials with Multiple Co-Objectives (SpringerBriefs in Statistics)This book focuses on group sequential methods for clinical trials with co-primary endpoints based on the decision-making frameworks for: (1) rejecting the null hypothesis (stopping for efficacy), (2) rejecting the alternative hypothesis (stopping for futility), and (3) rejecting the null or alternative hypothesis (stopping for either futility or efficacy), where the trial is designed to evaluate whether the intervention is superior to the control on all endpoints. For assessing futility, there a…

Fundamental Statistics for Social Research: Step-by-Step Calculations and Computer Techniques Using SPSS for WindowsThis accessible introduction to statistics using the program SPSS for Windows explains when to apply and how to calculate and interpret a wide range of statistical procedures commonly used in the social sciences. Keeping statistical symbols and formulae to a minimum and using simple examples, this book:* assumes no prior knowledge of statistics or computing* includes a concise introduction to the program SPSS for Windows* describes a wider range of tests than other introductory texts* contains a…