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Understanding and conducting research in the health sciences

Author: Christopher J L Cunningham; Bart L Weathington; David J Pittenger
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed to develop and facilitate readers' ability to conduct research and understand the practical value of systematic information-gathering and decision-making in the fields of medicine and the health sciences, this book provides step-by-step coverage of the research process including research design, statistical considerations, and guidance on writing and presenting results. Ideal for graduate courses on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cunningham, Christopher J.L.
Understanding and conducting research in the health sciences.
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2013]
(DLC) 2013001307
(OCoLC)818318005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J L Cunningham; Bart L Weathington; David J Pittenger
ISBN: 9781118595107 1118595106 9781118594360 1118594363 9781118643624 1118643623
OCLC Number: 824610058
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Behavioral and social research in the health sciences --
Ethics and research --
The foundations of research --
An overview of empirical methods --
Writing the research report --
Reviewing the literature --
Sampling --
Assessments, surveys, and objective measurement --
A model for research design --
Correlational research --
Between-subjects designs --
Single variable between-subjects research --
Between-subjects factorial designs --
Correlated groups designs --
Single-participant experiments, longitudinal studies, and quasi experimental designs --
Research with categorical data --
Qualitative and mixed-methods research.
Responsibility: Christopher J.L. Cunningham, Department of Psychology, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, Bart L. Weathington, Department of Psychology, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, David J. Pittenger, College of Liberal Arts, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.

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Offers an introduction to behavioral and social science research methods in the health sciences. This book provides complete coverage of the process behind these research methods, including  Read more...

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