Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences E-Book

Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences E-Book, 6th Edition

Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences E-Book, 6th Edition,Stephen Polgar,Shane Thomas,ISBN9780702046698


Churchill Livingstone


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.

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Key Features

    • 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 so that the reader can be sure they know all the important points
    • Provides an extensive glossary for better understanding of the language of research

    Stephen Polgar

    BSc(Hons), MSc

    Affiliations and Expertise

    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

    Shane Thomas

    DipPubPol, PhD, MAPS

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Director of Primary Care Research, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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