Health Services Research Methods / Edition 2

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Overview

Written with an emphasis on health services delivery and management, Health Services Research Methods balances classic and current models and methodology. It showcases approaches to measuring the relevant structure, process, and outcome variables that can be used to address efficiency and equity issues in health care services delivery. Emerging health services research tools and skills are included as well as implications for practice.

Covers conceptualization, design, sampling, statistical analysis, resource list of journals & data sources, glossary

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Reviewer: Diane M Tomasic, EdD, RN (Slippery Rock University )
Description: This book details the methods and analysis used in Health Services Research (HSR), combining HSR research methodology and analyses with application of HSR research.
Purpose: The purpose is to examine HSR in terms of methodology and analysis. More importantly, it includes implications for practice which sets it apart from other book on this subject.
Audience: The target audience includes doctoral and master level students in health services administration programs. The author is a widely published professor in health services research.
Features: The book covers the major types of research and research design. Each chapter contains key terms, learning objectives, and review questions. Five appendixes deal with selected journals, health services associations, funding sources, grant forms, and a table of random of numbers.
Assessment: This second edition includes updated and expanded information on topics, concepts, and theories related to health sciences research. This book is designed to be a course textbook and should be valuable to the target audience.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Diane M Tomasic, EdD, RN(Slippery Rock University )
Description: This book details the methods and analysis used in Health Services Research (HSR), combining HSR research methodology and analyses with application of HSR research.
Purpose: The purpose is to examine HSR in terms of methodology and analysis. More importantly, it includes implications for practice which sets it apart from other book on this subject.
Audience: The target audience includes doctoral and master level students in health services administration programs. The author is a widely published professor in health services research.
Features: The book covers the major types of research and research design. Each chapter contains key terms, learning objectives, and review questions. Five appendixes deal with selected journals, health services associations, funding sources, grant forms, and a table of random of numbers.
Assessment: This second edition includes updated and expanded information on topics, concepts, and theories related to health sciences research. This book is designed to be a course textbook and should be valuable to the target audience.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781428352292
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/5/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 386,310
  • Product dimensions: 8.15 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Meet the Author

Dept. of Health Administration, School of Public Health at University of South Carolina

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1: Scientific Foundations of Health Services Research Ch. 2: Conceptualizing Health Services Research Ch. 3: Groundwork in Health Services Research Ch. 4: Research Review Ch. 5: Secondary Analysis Ch. 6: Qualitative Research Ch. 7: Experimental Research Ch. 8: Survey Research Ch. 9: Evaluation Research Ch. 10: Design in Health Services Research Ch. 11: Sampling in Health Services Research Ch. 12: Measurements in Health Services Research Ch. 13: Data Collection and Processing in Health Services Research Ch. 14: Statistical Analysis in Health Services Research Ch. 15: Applying Health Services Research

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