An Introduction to Clinical Research

Paperback | December 17, 2011

byPiers Page, James Carr, William Eardley

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This practical book is written specifically for junior doctors by a team of highly experienced authors, as an introductory guide to clinical research. It covers all areas that a junior doctor needs to consider, including funding, study design, ethics, data analysis, disseminating findings, andfurthering one's research career. It presents a balance view of clinical research and is written by authors actively involved in clinical research both at the 'coal-face' and at a more supervisory level.Research can be a difficult process and it is essential to make sure that the project is set up in the correct way in order to get verifiable results. This easy-to-read guide is available to help junior doctors develop a good study design and present evidence of a sound academic practice, which willmake obtaining funding more likely and be time-efficient. Getting started early in research and developing a solid, gradual understanding of clinical research through using this approachable book will be of huge benefit to junior doctors and their discipline.

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This practical book is written specifically for junior doctors by a team of highly experienced authors, as an introductory guide to clinical research. It covers all areas that a junior doctor needs to consider, including funding, study design, ethics, data analysis, disseminating findings, andfurthering one's research career. It presen...

Piers Page is Senior House Officer in Plastic Surgery at Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. He is a military surgeon in training with a strong interest in academia. Dr. James Carr is a clinical psychologist working alongside Dr Piers Page on the mTBI study. His clinical training brings a valuable voice of authority in applied...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:December 17, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199570078

ISBN - 13:9780199570072

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Table of Contents

1. The literature review2. Types of research3. Research design4. Writing your research proposal5. Funding6. Ethics7. Data collection and research conduct issues8. Statistics9. Writing up research10. Evidence based medicine11. Taking your research career further