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Research techniques for the health sciences /
James J. Neutens (The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine/Knoxville), Laurna Rubinson (The University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign).
edition
Fifth edition.
imprint
Boston : Pearson, [2014]
description
xvi, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
0321883446 (hbk), 9780321883445 (hbk)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Boston : Pearson, [2014]
isbn
0321883446 (hbk)
9780321883445 (hbk)
contents note
What is research? -- Developing the research proposal -- Critical review of the literature and information sources -- Considering ethics in research -- Conducting experimental and quasi-experimental research -- Conducting survey and self-report research -- Conducting qualitative research -- Conducting evaluation research and mixed designs -- Conducting analytical epidemiologic research -- Sampling designs and techniques -- Analyzing and interpreting data : descriptive analysis -- Analyzing and interpreting data : inferential analysis -- Techniques for data presentation -- Communicating your research.
catalogue key
10087136
 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Long Description
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.
Main Description
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 books case studies are health-oriented in school, community, and hospital settings involving students, teachers, physicians, nurses, and health science researchers. This edition features an emphasis on the currency in the research methods processes, and includes new Lecture Outlines in PowerPointr slides.
Main Description
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 texts 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.

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