First Steps in Research, A Pocketbook for Healthcare Students

First Steps in Research

A Pocketbook for Healthcare Students

By Stuart Porter, BSc(Hons), Grad Dip Phys, MCSP, SRp, Cert MHS, Lecturer in Physiotherapy, School of Health Care Professions, University of Salford, Manchester, UK


1. Making a start - Stuart Porter
2. The Researchers view of The World - Research Paradigms - Stuart Porter
3. Putting It Down On Paper - Stuart Porter, Sally French, John Swain
4. How to Search Databases - Mark Elkins
5. Research Ethics - Hugh Davies
6. Sampling, Reliability and Validity - Stuart Porter
7. Presenting your research and speaking to others - Stuart Porter & Sue Porter
8. Carrying out qualitative research - Maggie Donovan-Hall and Bridget Dibb