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Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences, 6th Edition

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This popular textbook provides a concise, but comprehensive, overview of health research as an integrated, problem-solving process. It bridges the gap between health research methods and evidence-based clinical practice, making it an essential tool for students embarking on research. Practitioners also benefit from guidance on interpreting the ever-expanding published research in clinical and scientific journals, to ensure their practice is up to date and evidence-based and to help patients understand information obtained online.

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    Online interactive self-assessment tests, including:

    • Multiple choice questions
    • True or false questions
    • Crosswords … and more.

Key Features

    • Uses simple language and demystifies research jargon
    • Covers both quantitative and qualitative research methodology, taking a very practical approach
    • Gives examples directly related to the health sciences.
    • Each chapter contains a self-assessment test to that the reader can sure they know all the important points.
    • Provides an extensive glossary for better understanding of the language of research.

Author Information

    By Stephen Polgar, BSc(Hons), MSc, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia and Shane A. Thomas, DipPubPol, PhD, MAPS, Professor and Director of Primary Care Research, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences, 6th Edition
  • Paperback
  • 272 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 7/16 X 9 11/16 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4194-5
  • Copyright: 2014