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Clinical research in practice : a guide for the bedside scientist /
Janet Houser, Joanna Bokovoy.
imprint
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2006.
description
xiv, 277 p. : ill.
ISBN
0763738751 (pbk.), 9780763738754 (pbk.)
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imprint
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2006.
isbn
0763738751 (pbk.)
9780763738754 (pbk.)
contents note
The role of research in clinical practice -- A step-by-step guide to bedside science projects -- Focus the research question -- Scan the literature -- Solicit organizational commitment -- Design, study methods, and procedures -- Sampling strategy -- Do not fear the numbers -- Can we use it? -- Finding evidence in words -- Communicating your findings : the final step.
catalogue key
6856977
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-262) and index.
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Main Description
Clinical Research in Practice: A Guide for the Bedside Scientist is a straightforward guide to reading, evaluating, and using research in these clinical settings. The text helps the bedside scientist take a study from question to design to practice.
Main Description
In today's healthcare environment, every clinician is accountable for determining the value of their interventions. Fortunately, some of the most useful patient care research is conducted in the living laboratories that are clinical settings. Clinical Research in Practice: A Guide For The Bedside Scientist is a straightforward guide to reading, evaluating, and using research in these clinical settings. The text helps the bedside scientist take a study from question to design to practice. In a straightforward, reader-friendly approach to a complex subject, The text arms the clinician with the information they to engage in the research process, and includes real-life research to illustrate the most essential concepts of practice-based research.   Clinical Research in Practice is an excellent guide to translating clinical work into an actual research project.  
Main Description
With the rapid rise in evidence-based practice, every clinician is accountable for determining the value of their interventions. However, many clinicians grapple with the ability to critically analyze and implement research. In a straightforward, reader-friendly approach, Clinical Research in Practice: A Guide for the Bedside Scientist provides readers with the knowledge to find, appraise, and conduct practice-based research.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
An Introduction to Bedside Science
The Role of Research in Clinical Practicep. 3
A Step-by-Step Guide to Bedside Science Projectsp. 13
Building a Foundation for a Bedside Science Project
Focus the Research Questionp. 33
Scan the Literaturep. 51
Solicit Organizational Commitmentp. 75
Designing the Structure of a Bedside Science Project
Design, Study Methods, and Proceduresp. 93
Sampling Strategyp. 123
Do Not Fear the Numbersp. 139
Using Bedside Science in Practice
Can We Use It?p. 167
Finding Evidence in Wordsp. 187
Communicating Your Findings: The Final Stepp. 213
Glossaryp. 231
Appendices
A Sample Informed Consent Formp. 237
A Survey for a Bedside Science Projectp. 241
Appraisal of the Evidence: Reviewing a Published Articlep. 243
Checklist for Evaluating a Research Studyp. 263
A Bedside Science Research Flow Sheetp. 265
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