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R850.P5 2008
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TITLE: Introduction to research in the health sciences / Stephen Polgar, Shane A. Thomas.
AUTHOR: Polgar, Stephen.
PUBLISHED: Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier, 2008.
DESCRIPTION: vii, 334 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
EDITION: 5th ed.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (301-303) and index.
NOTES: Methods and health research: discussion, questions, and answers -- Research planning -- Sampling methods and external validity -- Causal research and internal validity: discussion, questions, and answers -- Experimental designs and intervention studies -- Surveys and quasi-experimental designs -- Single case (n=1) designs -- Qualitative research -- Questionnaire design -- Interview techniques and the analysis of interview data -- Observation -- Measurement: discussion, questions, and answers -- Organization and presentation of data -- Measures of central tendency and variability -- Standard scores and normal curve -- Correlation: discussion, questions, and answers -- Probability and sampling distributions -- Hypothesis testing -- Selection and use of statistical tests -- The interpretation of research evidence: Discussion, questions, and answers -- Qualitative data analysis -- Presentation of health science research -- Critical evaluation of published research -- Synthesis of research evidence.
SUBJECT: Medicine --Research --Methodology.
SUBJECT: Biomedical Research --methods.
SUBJECT: Research Design.
ADDED ENTRY: Thomas, Shane A.

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