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

By: Polgar, Stephen.
Contributor(s): Thomas, Shane A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2008Edition: 5th ed.Description: vii, 334 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780443074295; 0443074291.Other title: Research in the health sciences.Subject(s): Biomedical Research -- methods | Research Design
Contents:
Methods and health research -- Research planning -- Sampling methods and external validity -- Causal research and internal validity -- Experimental designs and intervention studies -- Surveys and quasi-experimental designs -- Single case (n=1) designs -- Qualitative research -- Questionnaire design -- Interview techniques and the analysis of interview data -- Observation -- Measurement -- Organization and presentation of data -- Measures of central tendency and variability -- Standard scores and normal curve -- Correlation -- Probability and sampling distributions -- Hypothesis testing -- Selection and use of statistical tests -- The interpretation of research evidence -- Qualitative data analysis -- Presentation of health science research -- Critical evaluation of published research -- Synthesis of research evidence.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-303) and index.

Methods and health research -- Research planning -- Sampling methods and external validity -- Causal research and internal validity -- Experimental designs and intervention studies -- Surveys and quasi-experimental designs -- Single case (n=1) designs -- Qualitative research -- Questionnaire design -- Interview techniques and the analysis of interview data -- Observation -- Measurement -- Organization and presentation of data -- Measures of central tendency and variability -- Standard scores and normal curve -- Correlation -- Probability and sampling distributions -- Hypothesis testing -- Selection and use of statistical tests -- The interpretation of research evidence -- Qualitative data analysis -- Presentation of health science research -- Critical evaluation of published research -- Synthesis of research evidence.

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