Research Techniques for the Health Sciences / Edition 5

Research Techniques for the Health Sciences / Edition 5

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0321883446
ISBN-13:
9780321883445
Pub. Date:
02/05/2013
Publisher:
Pearson

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Overview

Research Techniques for the Health Sciences / Edition 5

Research Techniques for the Health Sciences focuses on pragmatic aspects of health science research. Underlying concepts and theory are explained and illustrated through a common-sense approach utilizing case studies.

All of the text’s case studies are health-oriented in school, community, and hospital settings involving students, teachers, physicians, nurses, and health science researchers. This edition features more applied questions for the case studies, general guidelines on how to create a poster, journal publication, and oral presentation, and reorganized chapters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321883445
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/05/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 600,509
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

James J. Neutens, PhD, FASHA is the Dean of the College of Medicine-Knoxville at the University of Tennessee.

Table of Contents

1. What is Research?
2. Developing the Research Proposal
3. Critical Review of the Literature and Information Sources
4. Considering Ethics in Research
5. Conducting Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research
6. Conducting Survey and Self-Report Research
7. Conducting Qualitative Research
8. Conducting Evaluation Research and Mixed Designs
9. Conducting Analytical Epidemiologic Research
10. Sampling Designs and Techniques
11. Analyzing and Interpreting Data: Descriptive Analysis
12. Analyzing and Interpreting Data: Inferential Analysis
13. Techniques for Data Presentation
14. Communicating Your Research
Appendix: Common Statistical Procedures

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