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Author Jacobsen, Kathryn H
Title Introduction to health research methods : a practical guide / Kathryn H. Jacobsen
Imprint Sudbury, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2012
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Ethnology Library  R850 .J33 2012    AVAILABLE    30520020753969
Descript xv, 287 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes index
The purpose and process of health research -- Identifying a study question -- Selecting a general topic -- Reviewing the literature --Focusing the research question -- Assembling a support team -- Selecting a study approach -- Overview of study approaches -- Reviews -- Correlational (ecological) studies -- Case series -- Cross-sectional surveys -- Case-control studies -- Cohort studies -- Experimental studies --Qualitative studies -- Designing the study and collecting data -- Developing a proposal and protocol -- Primary studies: selecting a sample population -- Primary studies: estimating sample size -- Primary studies: developing a questionnaire -- Primary studies: surveys and interviews -- Primary studies: additional assessments -- Primary studies: ethical considerations -- Ethical review and approval -- Secondary studies: existing data sets -- Tertiary studies: systematic reviews and meta-analyses -- Analyzing data -- Data management -- Descriptive studies -- Comparative statistics -- A brief guide to advanced health statistics -- Reporting findings -- Article structure -- Citing -- Writing strategies -- Critically revising -- Posters and presentations -- Selecting target journals -- The submission, review and publication -- Why publish?
Subject Medicine -- Research -- Methodology
Health -- Research -- Methodology
Experimental design
Biomedical Research -- methods
Research Design
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