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Research Made Easy in Complementary & Alternative Medicine

KANE Mark [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780443070334

Churchill Livingstone 2003 1st Edition

AU $43.00
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This is a clear and lively book intended for students and practitioners from a variety of healthcare backgrounds who want to gain a first foothold in understanding research. It is a highly engaging and very visually attractive introduction to research which students and practitioners will use to gain confidence and to develop as far as initiating small practice based research projects. The book will outline how to get started, how to formulate useful and answerable research questions, a range of methodologies set in terms of their usefulness and limitations, strategies for seeing the project through and writing up the results. Pitfalls and pointers are highlighted along the way. Features: >Absolutely realistic & clear - a no-punches-pulled introduction of the sort all students need to start begin their understanding of 'research' >Simple explanation of all key concepts >Clear guidance on how to formulate & initiate a project >Summary of pros & cons of each research methodology >Examples relating to each method >Checklists, summary boxes, warnings, tips & illustrations in abundance! Contents: Part 1: Introduction >Introduction >General Design Issues >Reviewing the Literature >Research Ethics; Part 2: Strategies >Action research >Case Studies >Ethnography >Experiments & Quasi Experiments >Surveys >Systematic Reviews; Part 3: Collecting Data >Sampling >Interviews >Questionnaires >Observations; Part 4: Analysis & Presentation >Introduction to Analysis >Analysing Qualitative Data >Analysing Quantitative Data; Part 5: Writing Up >Writing Up

180 illustrations.

224pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 19659)

Related Subject Areas:

Comp/Alt Medicine     

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