Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy by Judith Garrard
Publication Date: 2010-05-01
Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matric Method, Third Edition helps students and practitioners better understand scientific literature by instilling the essential skills (via the matrix method) needed to evaluate article findings critically. Covered at the most basic level are the fundamental principles of searching, organizing, reviewing, and synthesizing. Woven throughout the text are visual examples and a single case study This easy-to-read and practical reference is an invaluable aid to students, researchers, and practitioners. Completely revised and updated, the Third Edition reflects the switch out of "paper" mode and into electronic mode. New to this edition are clinical practice examples and references to PubMed and PubMed Central in addition to information on reference management softwares such as endnote and refworks.
Understanding and Conducting Research in the Health Sciences by Christopher J. L. Cunningham; Bart L. Weathington; David J. Pittenger
Publication Date: 2013-06-05
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.
Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences by Rachel A. Gordon
Publication Date: 2012-07-26
Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish statistical models using contemporary standards. The book targets the social and health science branches such as human development, public health, sociology, psychology, education, and social work in which students bring a wide range of mathematical skills and have a wide range of methodological affinities. For these students, a successful course in statistics will not only offer statistical content.
How to Do Your Research Project by Caroline Beardsmore
Publication Date: 2013-05-02
Getting involved in medical and biomedical research through necessity or personal choice can be a testing experience. Each step of the process brings its own challenges, from liaising with supervisors, to the lack of opportunities to promote completed research. This brand new How to provides a complete guide to the process: from the planning stages, to execution, write-up, preparation for the viva examination, and how to maximise the impact of your research. It ensures you get the most out of the experience, both in terms of personal development and academic achievement.
Introduction to the Health Professions by Peggy S. Stanfield; Y. H. Hui; Nanna Cross
Publication Date: 2011-08-19
Stanfield, who works in dietetics, et al. introduce all the major health professions, including about 75 careers, and their training requirements, job responsibilities, and salaries, for healthcare students. Introductory chapters cover categories of health services; payment; aging, health, and long-term care; and healthcare planning. This edition has a new chapter on athletic trainers; expanded discussion of public care, including Medicaid, Medicare, and the Children's Health Insurance Program; a new section on reforms due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010; updated coverage of state implementation of reforms; information on the evolving roles and responsibilities of health careers and the impact of future demographic and socioeconomic changes on healthcare needs; information on educational grants and loan repayment programs; rewritten and revised chapters based on data from the most recent Occupational Outlook (2010-2011); and links to online videos of professionals.