Handbook For Health Care Research / Edition 2

Handbook For Health Care Research / Edition 2

by Robert L. Chatburn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763778052

ISBN-13: 9780763778057

Pub. Date: 12/01/2009

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Handbook for Health Care Research is included in the 2015 edition of the essential collection of Doody’s Core Titles.

Doody's Book Review: 98 - 5 Stars!

This is a unique book on scientific research written for health care practitioners. Using step-by-step guidelines, the text teaches students and practitioners to implement a research protocol and

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Handbook for Health Care Research is included in the 2015 edition of the essential collection of Doody’s Core Titles.

Doody's Book Review: 98 - 5 Stars!

This is a unique book on scientific research written for health care practitioners. Using step-by-step guidelines, the text teaches students and practitioners to implement a research protocol and evaluate the results, even if s/he has no experience or formal training in the research process. It provides the basic tools to carry out and critically analyze the research data, from asking the initial questions to preparing a publication. The chapters are organized around the major steps in the research process, allowing the reader to sort through various research procedures easily. All statistical procedures are illustrated with actual examples from health care practice.

Instructor Resources include PowerPoint slides and a Test Bank.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763778057
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Edition description:
2E
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
467,189
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Sect. I Introduction 1

1 Why Study Research? 3

2 Ethics and Research 9

3 Outcomes Research 17

Sect. II Planning the Study 29

4 The Scientific Method 31

5 Developing the Study Idea 37

6 Reviewing the Literature 45

7 Designing the Experiment 59

Sect. III Conducting the Study 79

8 Steps to Implementation 81

9 Making Measurements 93

10 Basic Statistical Concepts 121

11 Statistical Methods for Nominal Measures 187

12 Statistical Methods for Ordinal Measures 205

13 Statistical Methods for Continuous Measures 213

Sect. IV Publishing the Findings 241

14 The Paper 243

15 The Abstract 255

16 The Case Report 267

17 The Poster Presentation 281

App. I Basic Science Writing 287

App. II Glossary 321

App. III Peer Review Checklists 331

App. IV Answers 335

App. V Model Paper 343

App. VI Response to Reviewers 357

Index 361

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