Research Techniques for the Health Sciences focuses on pragmatic aspects of health science research. Underlying concepts and theory are explained and illustrated through a common-sense approach utilizing case studies.
All of the book's case studies are health-oriented in school, community, and hospital settings involving students, teachers, physicians, nurses, and health science researchers. This edition features an emphasis on the currency in the research methods processes, and includes new Lecture Outlines in PowerPoint® slides.
Key Topics: What is Research?, Developing the Research Proposal, Critical Review of the Literature and Information Resources,
Research in an Ethical Context, Conducting Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research, Data Collection through Surveys and Self-Reports, Sampling Designs and Techniques, Qualitative Research, Evaluation Research, Analytic Epidemiologic Studies, Analyzing and Interpreting Data: Descriptive Analysis, Analyzing and Interpreting Data: Inferential Analysis, Techniques for Data Presentation, Writing a Research Report
Market: Intended for those interested in learning the basics of research methods for health.