Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences
5th Revised edition
Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences by Stephen Polgar
Book DescriptionThe advancement of knowledge and practice in health care depends on the education of individuals who are competent in undertaking health research and evaluations. Research is fundamental to the health sciences. Technological advances and an increasing demand to evaluate the cost-effectiveness and quality of health services have ensured that research is a high priority for the health care industry. Consistent with the previous versions, the fifth edition of "An Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences" has two overall aims. One is to introduce the fundamental principles of research methodology and explain how these principles are applied for conducting research in the health sciences. And the second is to demonstrate how evidence produced through research is applied to solving problems in everyday health care. This book is written in an accessible style. It maintains the traditions of the previous editions, with examples, questions, feedback sections, and an extensive glossary. In addition, this new edition: includes a chapter focussing on the use of qualitative methods in health research and a chapter for discussing systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and contains more revision questions as well as updated figures.
Buy Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences book by Stephen Polgar from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780443074295
Classification: Medical research
Format: Paperback (246mm x 189mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
You might also like...
Sleepiness and Human Impact Assessment by Sergio Garbarino
Sleepiness and Human Impact Assessment
Guidelines for Reporting Health Research by Iveta Simera
* Hands-on guide covering the internationally recognised reporting guidelines for health researchers * The practical companion to a larger in depth volume by the same authors * Easy to follow format * Written by the internationally acclaimed authors of the guidelines .
Regression Methods for Medical Research by Bee Choo Tai
Regression Methods for Medical Research provides medical researchers with the skills they need to critically read and interpret research using more advanced statistical methods.
Bioscience, Governance and Politics by John Gillott» View more books like these...
Through case studies, theoretical research and interviews with leading players in science and governance, this book introduces a new understanding of change in governance of bioscience research. In particular it examines change as it is shaped by approaches developed by Science and Technology Studies and Sociology of Scientific Knowledge theorists.
Books By Author Stephen Polgar
Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences, Paperback (September 2013)» View all books by Stephen Polgar
Provides an overview of health research as an integrated, and problem-solving process. This book intends to bridge the gap between health research methods and evidence-based clinical practice, making it an essential tool for students embarking on research.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences book by Stephen Polgar and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2015. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.