9780415243216

The Health Project Book: A Handbook for New Researchers in the Field

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415243216

  • ISBN10:

    0415243211

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2001-01-22
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

A practical and detailed guide to all aspects of conducting a research project in health. The book encourages a systematic approach and emphasises the best use of modern technology, including software and the Internet.

Table of Contents

List of figures
vii
List of tables
viii
Preface ix
Acknowledgements x
Before you start
1(6)
Matters ethical and otherwise
7(6)
Different questions, different designs...
13(15)
Choosing a sample
28(6)
There are more questions than answers...
34(6)
Working in the lab
40(5)
Getting to grips with stats
45(8)
Not everything that counts...
53(26)
Do you, Mr Jones...?
79(6)
Qualitative studies
85(10)
Using qualitative analysis software
95(14)
Surfin' safari
109(15)
Writing your proposal
124(3)
Carrying out a research project
127(10)
Writing your project report
137(13)
Telling it like it was...
150(4)
Putting together a critical analysis
154(3)
I Know there's an answer
157(10)
Postscript 167(2)
Appendix I: Choosing and using a computer for research 169(3)
Appendix II: Internet addresses to get started 172(3)
Appendix III: Table of random numbers 175(4)
References 179(1)
Index 180

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