No eBook available Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Research Techniques for the Health Sciences focuses on pragmatic aspects of health science research.
Underlying concepts and theory are explained and illustrated through a common-sense approach utilizing case studies. All of the book's case studies are health-oriented in school, community, and hospital settings involving students, teachers, physicians, nurses, and health science researchers. Descriptive Analysis, Analyzing and Interpreting Data: Intended for those interested in learning the basics of research methods for health. Laurna Rubinson , a native New Yorker, received her B.
During her career at Illinois, she was the Director of Graduate Studies and taught courses in health behavior, research methods, and community health organization.
Her research interests focused on the health behavior of college students and young adults. She has written books entitled: She was the recipient of grants from both the Federal government and private agencies, and received awards from professional organizations.
Unique case studies throughout the chapters provide immediate applications for students to follow and solve throughout the text, keeping them actively engaged and stressing context. Ethical research is strongly emphasized and promoted with discussions of informed consent, right to privacy, responsibility for harmful consequences, and the role of Institutional Review Boards in getting projects approved.
In addition to data collection and analysis, techniques of data presentation are addressed in Chapter 13, offering students a variety of ways to present their research clearly, effectively, and with impact. Attention paid to writing a research report in Chapter 14 not only highlights the basics of style and references but also emphasizes the report as a method of communication in order to assist more scientifically minded students. The Appendix supplies useful information about common statistical procedures and their usage.
An approach derived from Evidence Based Medicine for the process of literature review emphasizes evidence-based evaluations over information-based evaluations, and encourages more solid decision-making processes.
No other text in the discipline offers this information. An emphasis on online research manifests in links provided for evidence based computer searches, statistical links to help students work out sample sizes and test hypotheses online, and a Web research links located at the end of applicable chapters.
Key Words are provided at the beginning of each chapter and emphasized throughout to help students identify important terms. New to This Edition. The link between theory and research has been further emphasized and improved through updated case studies, a revised section on creating a research proposal, and a greater emphasis on gathering quality evidence.
A greater emphasis on evidence-based research is now addressed in all research technique chapters. The chapters encourage critical review through discussions of levels of evidence and how they can be applied to student research. Improved and updated discussion of research techniques in both Ch. Conducting Qualitative Research and Ch. Sampling Designs and Techniques. A more logical reorganization presents conducting research covered first, followed by sampling designs and techniques.
New student communication added including posters, journal essays and oral presentations to Chapter This thorough revision now has equitable coverage of papers, reports, and posters. Open ended application questions that reference case studies have been placed throughout the chapters to reinforce the information presented. Web links have been added to the end of specific chapters.
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Research Methods. Evidence-Based Practice (EBP), the skill of using correct research methods, the importance of making informative decisions based on the best EBP within the health care industry as well as an example of EBP in regards to infection control and hand washing procedures will be key issues discussed throughout this essay. Research Techniques for the Health Sciences, fifth edition, focuses on pragmatic aspects of health science research. Underlying concepts and theory are explained and illustrated through a common-sense approach utilizing case studies.