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Fundamentals of research methodology for health care professionals

Author: Hilla Brink; Christa Van der Walt; Gisela Hildegard Van Rensburg
Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa : Juta, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Completely revised and updated to incorporate the latest trends in research methodology and evidence-based practice, this third edition of a valuable industry resource examines the vital role research plays in the improvement of health sciences practices. It details the steps involved in planning and undertaking a research project, from identifying and formulating the problem to reporting findings, and underscores  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilla Brink; Christa Van der Walt; Gisela Hildegard Van Rensburg
ISBN: 9780702186899 0702186899 9780702186721 0702186724
OCLC Number: 779580501
Description: xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Orientation to health sciences research --
Research and theory --
Ethical considerations in the conduct of health sciences research --
An overview of the research process --
Selecting or identifying research problems --
The literature review --
Refining and defining the research question or formulating a hypothesis and preparing a research proposal --
Quantitative research --
Qualitative research designs --
Sampling --
Data collection --
Data quality --
Data analysis --
Research reports and report evaluation.
Responsibility: Hilla Brink, Christa van der Walt, Gisela van Rensburg.

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