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August 20 , 2008

Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences


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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    • 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.
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