Diversity in Health Care Research: Strategies for Multisite, Multidisciplinary, and Multicultural Projects

Diversity in Health Care Research: Strategies for Multisite, Multidisciplinary, and Multicultural Projects

by Joellen W. Hawkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826118143

ISBN-13: 9780826118141

Pub. Date: 07/16/2003

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

The gold standard in health care research is conducting studies that are truly representative of the general population ó and not limited to a narrow range of cultural, gender, geographic, or socioeconomic groups. This book provides a how-to approach to planning, implementing, and conducting such studies. Especially valuable are case examples describing

Overview

The gold standard in health care research is conducting studies that are truly representative of the general population ó and not limited to a narrow range of cultural, gender, geographic, or socioeconomic groups. This book provides a how-to approach to planning, implementing, and conducting such studies. Especially valuable are case examples describing successful research projects that have taken on the "multi" approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826118141
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/16/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

    Introduction, J. Hawkins and L.A. Haggerty
    Part I: Strategies for Implementation
  1. Managing Multisite, Multidisciplinary, and Multi-ethnic Research Projects, N.W. Veeder
  2. Obtaining Funding, M.E. Duffy
  3. Facilitating Passage through the Institutional Maze, J.W. Hawkins, C.S. Aber, and L.P. Higgins
  4. Special Considerations in Planning the Project and Developing a Proposal, J.M. Dwyer
  5. Using Research Assistants, U.A. Kelly
  6. Managing the Multisite Team, C.W. Pearce
  7. International Multisite Studies, L.J. Mayberry, A.K. De, E.L. Stevenson, and D.D. Affonso

  8. Part II: Lessons Learned from Specific Research Projects
  9. The Birthweight Study: Challenges of a Multisite, Multiethnic collaborative Research Endeavor, J.C. Campbell, D. Campbell, S. Torres, et al
  10. The Family Care Research Program: Testing the Efficacy of an Intervention Directed Toward Family Caregivers of Cancer Patients, S.L. Kozachik, B.A. Given, and C.W. Given
  11. The Women's Health Initiative: Aspects of Management and Coordination, B. Cochrane, B. Lund, S. Anderson, and R. Prentice
  12. The Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Consortium: Collaborations and Partnerships, R.F. Schiffman

  13. Part III: In Conclusion
  14. Final Words, Many Voices, J.W. Hawkins and L. Haggerty

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