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Research Methods for Health Care Practice.

Author: Frances Griffiths
Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many health professionals want to investigate their health care practice and how it could be improved to benefit their patients. This book introduces the range of research approaches available, and explains what can be achieved with different methods and how they can compliment each other. Research Methods for Health Care Practice guides the researcher through their journey, giving detailed, step-by-step advice on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Griffiths
ISBN: 9781446204672 1446204677
OCLC Number: 764574016
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures, Tables and Boxes; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Research for Health Care Practice; 2 Getting Started on Your Research; 3 Considering the Ethics of Your Research; 4 Involving Users in Your Research; 5 Preparing to Design Research for Health Care Practice; 6 Using Existing Data in Research for Health Care Practice; 7 Collecting and Exploring New Data Using Qualitative Methods; 8 Collecting and Exploring New Data Using Quantitative Methods; 9 Analysing Data in Research for Health Care Practice; Conclusion; Glossary; Index.

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