Introduction to Health Research Methods: A Practical Guide

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-08-12
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

A HeadAbout the Author
A HeadWhat's New to the Second Edition?
Chapter1 The Health Research Process
B HeadSTEP 1 Identifying a Study Question
Chapter2 Selecting a General Topic
Chapter3 Reviewing the Literature
Chapter4 Focusing the Research Question
Chapter5 Collaboration and Mentorship
Chapter6 Coauthoring
B HeadSTEP 2 Selecting a Study Approach
Chapter7 Overview of Study Designs
Chapter8 Case Series
Chapter9 Cross-Sectional Surveys
Chapter10 Case-Control Studies
Chapter11 Cohort Studies
Chapter12 Experimental Studies
Chapter13 Qualitative Studies
Chapter14 Correlational (Ecological) Studies
B HeadSTEP 3 Designing the Study and Collecting Data
Chapter15 Research Protocols
Chapter16 Population Sampling
Chapter17 Sample Size Estimation
Chapter18 Questionnaire Development
Chapter19 Surveys and Interviews
Chapter20 Additional Assessments
Chapter21 Secondary Analyses
Chapter22 Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses
Chapter23 Ethical Considerations
Chapter24 Ethical Review and Approval
Chapter25 Writing Grant Proposals
B HeadSTEP 4 Analyzing Data
Chapter26 Data Management
Chapter27 Descriptive Statistics
Chapter28 Comparative Statistics
Chapter29 Regression Analysis
Chapter30 Additional Analysis Tools
B HeadSTEP 5 Analyzing Data
Chapter31 Posters and Presentations
Chapter32 Article Structure
Chapter33 Citing
Chapter34 Critical Editing
Chapter35 Writing Success Strategies
Chapter36 Reasons to Publish
Chapter37 Selecting Target Journals
Chapter38 Manuscript Submission
Chapter39 Review, Resubmission, and Publication

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