Understanding and conducting research in the health sciences / Christopher J.L. Cunningham, Bart L. Weathington, David J. Pittenger.
Contributor(s): Weathington, Bart L [author.] | Pittenger, David J [author.] | Ohio Library and Information NetworkPublisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013Copyright date: ©2013Edition: First Edition; First EditionDescription: 1 online resource (xii, 525 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118595107 (electronic bk.); 1118595106 (electronic bk.); 9781118643624 (electronic bk.); 1118643623 (electronic bk.); 9781118514948 (electronic bk.); 1118514947 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Medical sciences -- Research -- Methodology | Biomedical Research -- methods | Research DesignLOC classification: R 850 | .C86 2013Online resources: Wiley Online Library | Wiley Online Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Behavioral and social research in the health sciences -- Ethics and research -- The foundations of research -- An overview of empirical methods -- Writing the research report -- Reviewing the literature -- Sampling -- Assessments, surveys, and objective measurement -- A model for research design -- Correlational research -- Between-subjects designs -- Single variable between-subjects research -- Between-subjects factorial designs -- Correlated groups designs -- Single-participant experiments, longitudinal studies, and quasi experimental designs -- Research with categorical data -- Qualitative and mixed-methods research
Designed to develop and facilitate readers' ability to conduct research and understand the practical value of systematic information-gathering and decision-making in the fields of medicine and the health sciences, this book provides step-by-step coverage of the research process including research design, statistical considerations, and guidance on writing and presenting results. Ideal for graduate courses on research methods, quantitative analysis, and evaluation research in health sciences, public health, and medical sciences, this book presents real-world applications of the discussed method