Introduction to health research methods :

by Jacobsen, Kathryn H.
[ Research Collection ] Published by : Jones & Bartlett Learning, (Sudbury, Mass. :) Physical details: xv, 287 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. ISBN:9780763783341 (pbk.); 076378334X (pbk.). Year: 2012 Item type: Research Collection List(s) this item appears in: Research and statstics
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Includes index.

The purpose and process of health research --
Selecting a general topic --
Reviewing the literature --
Focusing the research question --
Assembling a support team --
Overview of study apporaches --
Reviews --
Correlational (ecological) studies --
Case series --
Cross-sectional surveys --
Case-control studies --
Cohort studies --
Experimental studies --
Qualitative studies --
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 --
Data management --
Descriptive statistics --
Comparative statistics --
A brief guide to advanced health statistics --
Article structure --
Citing --
Writing strategies --
Critically revising --
Posters and presentations --
Selecting target journals --
The submission, review, and publication process --
Why publish.