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Introduction To Health Research Methods / Edition 1

Introduction To Health Research Methods / Edition 1

by Kathryn H. Jacobsen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900763783340
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/23/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Table of Contents

Chapter1 The Purpose and Process of Health Research
PartStep 1 Identifying A Study Question
Chapter2 Selecting a General Topic
Chapter3 Reviewing the Literature
Chapter4 Focusing the Research Question
Chapter5 Assembling a Support Team
PartStep 2 Selecting A Study Approach
Chapter6 Overview of Study Approaches
Chapter7 Reviews / Meta-analyses
Chapter8 Correlational (Ecological) Studies
Chapter9 Case Series
Chapter10 Cross-Sectional Surveys
Chapter11 Case-Control Studies
Chapter12 Cohort Studies
Chapter13 Experimental Studies
Chapter14 Qualitative Studies
PartStep 3 Designing the Study and Collecting Data
Chapter15 Overview: Developing a Proposal and Protocol
Chapter16 Primary Studies: Selecting a Study Population
Chapter17 Primary Studies: Estimating Sample Size
Chapter18 Primary Studies: Developing a Questionnaire
Chapter19 Primary Studies: Surveys and Interviews
Chapter20 Primary Studies: Additional Assessments
Chapter21 Primary Studies: Ethical Considerations
Chapter22 Ethical Review and Approval
Chapter23 Secondary Studies: Existing Data Sets
Chapter24 Tertiary Studies: Systematic Reviews
PartStep 4 Analyzing Data
Chapter25 Data Management
Chapter26 Descriptive Statistics
Chapter27 Comparative Statistics
Chapter28 A Brief Guide to Advanced Health Statistics
PartStep 5 Reporting Findings
Chapter29 Article Structure
Chapter30 Citing
Chapter31 Writing Strategies
Chapter32 Critically Revising
Chapter33 Posters and Presentations
Chapter34 Selecting Target Journals
Chapter35 The Submission, Review, and Publication Process
Chapter36 Why Publish?

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