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Edinburgh, Scotland 2007 Trade paperback 5th ed. Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to ...the spine. Trade paperback (US). Sewn binding. 334 p. Contains: Tables, color, Figures. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section*****Read moreShow Less
First published in 1988, 'Polgar and Thomas' is an original textbook which provides readers with a succinct, yet comprehensive overview of health research as an integrated, problem-solving process. Features: Uses simple language and demystifies research jargon, Provides built-in feedback and exercises for readers to assess their own progress and understanding, Gives examples relating directly to the health sciences, Provides an extensive glossary for a better understanding of the language of research, Addresses qualitative as well as quantitative research issues.
Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences, 5th edition has been updated and includes two new chapters on qualitative methods and systematic reviews. This new edition aims to bridge the gap between health research methods and current evidence-based clinical practice. This book is an essential tool for students and practitioners in all areas of the health sciences.
Incl. research planning/data collection/ descriptive statistics/dissemination & critical evaluation.
As a second year student with a research proposal looming, this book will prove extremely useful. The chapters are laid out in a logical and easy to follow way, and explanations of key areas are easily understandable.
The self assessment sections allow the student to track their progress and check their understanding. Overall, I would recommend this book to any student, like myself, who finds the thought of research methods frightening!!!!
- Laura Culpan, Physiotherapy Student, University of Bradford, UK.
As a first year Physio student I’ve not yet embarked on a research project. I have, however, found this book extremely useful to assist in the critical evaluation of research papers as it discusses all aspects from sampling to statistical analysis, including advantages and disadvantages of different methods.
I have also found the section on statistics extremely useful as I was finding it difficult understanding results and their statistical significance in papers as it’s not something I’ve previously been taught.
I feel that this book will be invaluable to me throughout and after my degree when I will be involved at research projects at various levels.
- Mayuri Butchart, Physiotherapy Student, King’s College London, UK.
Assuming no previous knowledge of statistics, introduces quantitative research technique, and shows how to plan a research project from formulation of a question through data collection, presentation, and evaluation. New to this third edition are research-related discussions on topics such as theory formation and ethics, and general introductions for sections on the scientific method, research designs, descriptive statistics, and inferential statistics. Includes self quizzes, questions and answers, and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)