Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences by Stephen Polgar

Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences

byStephen Polgar, Shane A. Thomas

Kobo ebook | August 22, 2013

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This popular textbook provides a concise, but comprehensive, overview of health research as an integrated, problem-solving process. It bridges the gap between health research methods and evidence-based clinical practice, making it an essential tool for students embarking on research. Practitioners also benefit from guidance on interpreting the ever-expanding published research in clinical and scientific journals, to ensure their practice is up to date and evidence-based and to help patients understand information obtained online.

  • Uses simple language and demystifies research jargon
  • Covers both quantitative and qualitative research methodology, taking a very practical approach
  • Gives examples directly related to the health sciences.
  • Each chapter contains a self-assessment test to that the reader can sure they know all the important points.
  • Provides an extensive glossary for better understanding of the language of research.

Supported by new interactive online version:

  • Multiple-choice questions - with answers
  • Self-assessment exercises - with answers
  • Section 5 Data collection and Section 6 Descriptive Statistics to include examples of interactive online working.
Title:Introduction to Research in the Health SciencesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 22, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0702046698

ISBN - 13:9780702046698

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