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Research Methods for Health Care Practice

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ISBN-10: 1412935776

ISBN-13: 9781412935777

Edition: 2009

Authors: Frances Griffiths

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Many health professionals want to investigate their health care practice and how it could be improved to benefit their patients. This book introduces the range of research approaches available, and explains what can be achieved with different methods and how they can compliment each other. The book guides the researcher through their journey, giving detailed, step-by-step advice on planning and carrying out each stage of the research. Useful examples from health care research are included throughout to illustrate the application of the techniques and methods discussed. The book provides discussion of all the key issues and stages of research, including: " User involvement in research "…    
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List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 5/21/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.60" wide x 9.40" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.836

Frances Griffiths trained in medicine at the University of Cambridge and King's College Hospital, London, and went on to become a general practitioner in Stockton-on-Tees. While working as a GP she undertook her PhD at the University of Durham, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, and was a founder member of the Northern Primary Care Research Network. Frances joined the University of Warwick in 1998 and became founding Director of the Warwick West-Midlands Primary Care Research Network and developed her research interest in the impact of technology on perceptions of health. In 2003 she was awarded a Department of Health National Career Scientist Award to develop a programme of…    

Research for Health Care Practice
Getting Started On Your Research
Considering The Ethics Of Your Research
Involving Users in Your Research
Preparing To Design Research for Health Care Practice
Using Existing Data in Research for Health Care Practice
Collecting and Exploring New Data Using Qualitative Methods
Collecting and Exploring New Data Using Quantitative Methods
Analysing Data in Research for Health Care Practice