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Title Understanding and conducting research in the health sciences / Christopher J.L. Cunningham, Department of Psychology, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, Bart L. Weathington, Department of Psychology, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, David J. Pittenger, College of Liberal Arts, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.
Imprint Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource
Series Gale virtual reference library
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Medical sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Biomedical Research -- methods.
Research Design.
Contents Behavioral and social research in the health sciences -- Ethics and research -- The foundations of research -- An overview of empirical methods -- Writing the research report -- Reviewing the literature -- Sampling -- Assessments, surveys, and objective measurement -- A model for research design -- Correlational research -- Between-subjects designs -- Single variable between-subjects research -- Between-subjects factorial designs -- Correlated groups designs -- Single-participant experiments, longitudinal studies, and quasi experimental designs -- Research with categorical data -- Qualitative and mixed-methods research.
Summary Designed to develop and facilitate readers' ability to conduct research and understand the practical value of systematic information-gathering and decision-making in the fields of medicine and the health sciences, this book provides step-by-step coverage of the research process including research design, statistical considerations, and guidance on writing and presenting results. Ideal for graduate courses on research methods, quantitative analysis, and evaluation research in health sciences, public health, and medical sciences, this book presents real-world applications of the discussed method.
Other Author Weathington, Bart L., author.
Pittenger, David J., author.
Other Title Print version: Cunningham, Christopher J.L. Understanding and conducting research in the health sciences. Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2013] 9781118135402