Shows how to recognize high-quality research, and how to improve your own research and apply it to patient care. This book is a useful guide for students at both graduate and undergraduate levels who have difficulty with research concepts. It is also intended for practiced clinicians interested in a different approach to clinical research.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : HOW TO USE THIS BOOK AND OVERVIEW: The Boat Metaphor; Why Research?; ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY: UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH CONCEPTS: Anatomy: Understanding the Research Process; Questions; Hypotheses; Theory; Designs; Sampling; Measurement; Descriptive Statistics; Inferential Statistics; Tests of Significance; Putting It All Together: Matching Question-Design-Analysis; The Function of Research; PATHOLOGY and VACCINATIONS: Mistakes with the Investigator; Mistakes with the Treatment; Mistakes with the Subjects; Mistakes in Measurement; Mistakes in Conducting Studies over Time; Mistakes in Math; THE EXAMINATION: FINDING MISTAKES IN STUDIES: Evaluating Research: Is It Believable?; Where to Find It in a Report; CLINICIANS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS: Just for Clinicians; Just for Graduate Students; The Future: A Final Word...or Two...or Three; Appendix A: Resources; Appendix B: List of Potential Biases in Research
- Data Publicarii : 07 Nov 2000
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 196
- ISBN : 9780750671934