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Health Science Research

Health Science Research
A Handbook of Quantitative Methods

First Edition

March 2013 | 328 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This informative text has been written as a user friendly research, reference and study tool. It has been organized into eight chapters, each of which covers a specific area of conducting a research study. All areas from forming the research question, planning and conducting the study, and preparing a grant application are covered. This book will be of particular value to scientists, research assistants, qualified or trainee physicians, nurses and allied health workers. The book will also be an essential companion for students in all disciplines who want to learn more about how to do good research.

Reviewing the Literature
Planning the Study
Selecting the Measurements
Calculating the Sample Size
Conducting the Study
Analyzing the Data
Reporting the Results
Appraising Research Protocols

"This book is an excellent introduction to conducting studies in health science research...each chapter is laid out clearly...the book is well written, and the material is rich and carefully organized."

X. Joan Hu
Simon Fraser University
Journal of the American Statistical Association

the book is essential for pharmacy students that are conducting first time research, The author was very clear about how a study is planned and this book covers all the essential areas for first time researchers especially in the medical field. I really found it informative and educational.

Mrs Tariro Mawoza
Clinical Pharmacology, University of Zimbabwe
August 21, 2015

Clear and concise guide to quantitative research

SPEECH AND HEARING SCIENCES, Queen Margaret Univ College, Edinburgh
March 30, 2015

Very valuable, important resource, I appreciate it.

Miss Maha Atout
Nursing , Al-Isra Private University
January 22, 2013

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