Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method / Edition 1

Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method / Edition 1

by Judith Garrard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763726737

ISBN-13: 9780763726737

Pub. Date: 02/04/2004

Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning

Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method provides students and practitioners with a concrete understanding of scientific literature by instilling the essential skills needed to evaluate article findings. A multi-part case study, along with visual examples, is woven throughout the text so the reader can relate to the information by seeing it…  See more details below

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Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method provides students and practitioners with a concrete understanding of scientific literature by instilling the essential skills needed to evaluate article findings. A multi-part case study, along with visual examples, is woven throughout the text so the reader can relate to the information by seeing it applied to a real-life research scenario. The Second Edition contains increased information on Internet research.

From introduction to application, this text thoroughly examines the Matrix Method of research. The fundamental principles of searching, organizing, reviewing, and synthesizing are covered at the most basic level. An easy-to-read, practical reference, Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy, Second Edition serves as an invaluable aid to students, researchers, and practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763726737
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
02/04/2004
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Basic concepts29
Ch. 3Paper trail : how to plan and manage a search of the literature63
Ch. 4Documents section : how to select and organize documents for review99
Ch. 5Review matrix : how to abstract the research literature107
Ch. 6Synthesis : how to use a review matrix to write a synthesis129
Ch. 7A library of lit review books143
Ch. 8The matrix indexing system149
Ch. 9Matrix applications by health sciences professionals163

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