The Resource Introduction to research in the health sciences, Stephen Polgar, Shane A. Thomas

Introduction to research in the health sciences, Stephen Polgar, Shane A. Thomas

Label
Introduction to research in the health sciences
Title
Introduction to research in the health sciences
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Polgar, Shane A. Thomas
Title variation
Research in the health sciences
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work provides an introduction to research in the health sciences. It provides details on research planning, designs, data collection and descriptive statistics. S Polgar & S Thomas, La Trobe University
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
610.72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R850
LC item number
.P5 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Introduction to research in the health sciences, Stephen Polgar, Shane A. Thomas
Publication
Note
Prev. ed.: Churchill Livingstone : Edinburgh, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Section I. The scientific method -- 1. Methods and health research: discussion, questions, and answers -- Section II. Research planning -- 2. Research planning -- 3. Sampling methods and external validity -- 4. Causal research and internal validity: discussion, questions, and answers -- Section III. Research designs -- 5. Experimental designs and intervention studies -- 6. Surveys and quasi-experimental designs -- 7. Single case (n=1) designs -- 8. Qualitative research -- Section IV. Data collection -- 9. Questionnaire design -- 10. Interview techniques and the analysis of interview data -- 11. Observation -- 12. Measurement: discussion, questions, and answers -- Section V. Descriptive statistics -- 13. Organization and presentation of data -- 14. Measures of central tendency and variability -- 15. Standard scores and normal curve -- 16. Correlation: discussion, questions, and answers --
  • Section VI. Inferential statistics -- 17. Probability and sampling distributions -- 18. Hypothesis testing -- 19. Selection and use of statistical tests -- 20. The interpretation of research evidence: Discussion, questions, and answers -- Section VII. Dissemination and critical evaluation of research -- 21. Qualitative data analysis -- 22. Presentation of health science research -- 23. Critical evaluation of published research -- 24. Synthesis of research evidence -- Section VIII. Glossary of Research terms; References and further reading; Answers to questions; Appendices
Control code
000041231407
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
5th ed
Extent
vii, 334 p.
Isbn
9780443074295
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007002160
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