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Title The healthcare professional's guide to human research / Jerry L. Cranford.
Imprint San Diego : Plural Pub., ©2008.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 126 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-120) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Medicine -- Research -- Methodology.
Biomedical Research -- methods.
Contents What is research? A brief overview -- Getting started -- Developing a plan of action -- How to survive the tedious data collection process -- Some tips on how to combine research with a busy clinical practice -- What did I find? Is it real? -- Writing up and publishing the findings -- Pitfalls to avoid in research in humans -- Finding monies to help pay the bills.
Summary This book is designed for healthcare professionals who want to become critical and intelligent consumers of research literature in their chosen fields. It provides general guidelines, in highly specific terms, for critically evaluating whether particular research is valuable, based on the appropriateness of research design, methodology, and statistics. It offers a clear road map for healthcare professionals to apply knowledge obtained from good research in appropriate publications in everyday practice.
Other Title Print version: Cranford, Jerry Lynn, 1942- Healthcare professional's guide to human research 9781597562003