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A History of Apprenticeship Nurse Training in Ireland

A History of Apprenticeship Nurse Training in Ireland

ISBN: 9780415359979
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

In Ireland, as in many other countries, the education and training of nurses has undergone enormous change and has moved from what was a working apprenticeship towards a college-based professional education. A History of Apprenticeship Nurse Training in Ireland traces the progress of nurse education and training, presenting a new authoritative and scholarly account of the history of the traditional system of apprenticeship nurse training in Ireland.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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A Managers' Guide to the Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials

A Managers' Guide to the Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials

ISBN: 9780471788706
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This newly updated edition of the benchmark guide to computer-assisted clinical trials provides a comprehensive primer for prospective managers. It covers every critical issue of the design and conduct of clinical trials, including study design, organization, regulatory agency liaison, data collection and analysis, as well as recruitment, software, monitoring, and reporting.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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An Introduction to Disability Studies

An Introduction to Disability Studies

ISBN: 9781853467264
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

This updated edition not only explains disability studies as an academic field of enquiry, it also explores many of the current issues affecting the lives and circumstances of disabled people.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Analysing Survival Data From Clinical Trials and Observational Studies

Analysing Survival Data From Clinical Trials and Observational Studies

ISBN: 9780470093412
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Provides comprehensive, clinically oriented account of the molecular biology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis and management of human bacterial diseases, as well as their control and prevention.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Analysis of Failure and Survival Data

Analysis of Failure and Survival Data

ISBN: 9781584880752
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Analysis of Failure and Survival Data is an essential textbook for graduate-level students of survival analysis and reliability and a valuable reference for practitioners. It focuses on the many techniques that appear in popular software packages, including plotting product-limit survival curves, hazard plots, and probability plots in the context of censored data. The author integrates S-Plus and Minitab output throughout text, along with a variety of real data sets so readers can see how the theory and met... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Annual Review of Nursing Research (Vol 21)

Annual Review of Nursing Research (Vol 21)

ISBN: 9780826141330
Published by: Springer Publishing Co Inc.,U.S.

Synthesizes nursing research on child health and illness, including family issues. Ages range from pre-term babies to adolescents, with a focus on chronic illness.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Applied Multilevel Analysis: A Practical Guide

Applied Multilevel Analysis: A Practical Guide

ISBN: 9780521614986
Published by: Cambridge University Press

This is a practical introduction to multilevel analysis, written for non-mathematicians.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Applied Survival Analysis

Applied Survival Analysis

ISBN: 9780471154105
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Applied Survival Analysis is a comprehensive introduction to regression modeling for time to event data used in epidemiological, biostatistical, and other health-related research. Unlike other texts on the subject, it focuses almost exclusively on practical applications rather than mathematical theory and offers clear, accessible presentations of modern modeling techniques supplemented with real-world examples and case studies. While the authors emphasize the proportional hazards model, descriptive methods... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Biostatistics

Biostatistics

ISBN: 9780130466167
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

Aims to provide an introduction of how statistics works at a beginning level. Every concept is explained, along with a mathematical/statistical justification, and then illustrated by at least one worked data example. This text allows readers to acquire the ability to understand complicated statistical issues, such as linear regression theory.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences with CDROM

Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences with CDROM

ISBN: 9780321194367
Published by: Addison Wesley Publishing Company

Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences is the result of collaboration between the author of the #1 statistics book in the country and an expert in the biological sciences field, The major objective of this book is to provide a thorough, yet engaging introduction to statistics for students and professors in the biological, life, and health sciences. This text reflects the important features of a modern introductory statistics course and includes an abundance of real data and biological appl... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Biostatistics Methods

Biostatistics Methods

ISBN: 9780471369967
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Biostatistical Methods focuses on the assessment of risks and relative risks on the basis of clinical investigations. It develops basic concepts and derives biostatistical methods through both the application of classical mathematical statistical tools and more modern likelihood-based theories.The first half of the book presents methods for the analysis of single and multiple 2 x 2 tables for cross-sectional, prospective, and retrospective (case-control) sampling, with and without matching using fixed an... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Breast Cancer Research Protocols

Breast Cancer Research Protocols

ISBN: 9781588291912
Published by: Humana Press Inc.,U.S.

A collection of methods for investigating breast cancer biology. It describes techniques which solve problems such as how to collect, store, and prepare human breast tumor samples for analysis, to analyzing cells in vivo and in vitro. It addresses the technology of handling biopsies, methods for analyzing genes and gene expression, and others.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Clinical Diabetes Research: Methods and Techniques

Clinical Diabetes Research: Methods and Techniques

ISBN: 9780470017289
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

A guide for multiple methods in metabolism, with a discussion of strengths, limitations, and applications of the described methods. It introduces the technologies and evaluates their potential in clinical diabetes research. One of its section compares the efficacy of different metabolic tests that measure insulin action.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials

Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials

ISBN: 9780198529552
Published by: Oxford University Press

This book bridges the gap between epidemiological and clinical reasoning by applying a consistent method to questions of aetiology, clinical therapy, and health care management. It is designed to help the reader use their existing skills and knowledge within a framework of critical appraisal that can be applied to any type of study assessing the relationship between what is experienced, and what eventuates. Cause and effect, error and bias, confounding, cohort studies, systematic review, and meta-analysis a... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Critical Reading

Critical Reading

ISBN: 9780415303224
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Teaching valuable skills, this work explains how to: approach every paper methodically; spot work aimed to support a pet theory; gain confidence in questioning what you read; be alert to bias; use abstracts intelligently; identify suspect experimental methods; assess quantitative methodology; and interpret results with confidence.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Cross-over Trials in Clinical Research

Cross-over Trials in Clinical Research

ISBN: 9780471496533
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This text look at cross-over trials which are experiments in which subjects, whether patients or healthy volunteers, are each given a number of treatments with the object being to study the differences between these treatments. They are used extensively in clinical research.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing

Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing

ISBN: 9780781747707
Published by: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

With this practical guide, Sarah Keating breaks down the barriers to the often daunting field of nursing education. Designed for developing curriculum at several levels - ADN, BSN, entry level masters, specialty and advanced practice masters, and doctoral programs - this text clearly illustrates the application of concepts and theories fundamental to all aspects of curriculum development. From development to revision, refined adjustments to evaluations, no other text surpasses the skills this book teaches f... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Curriculum Development in Nursing

Curriculum Development in Nursing

ISBN: 9780415346306
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

This book offers nurse educators a single text that covers curriculum development processes, and highlights case study examples of innovation in approaches to nurse education. The book has been written by internationally well-known authors who take a truly international perspective looking at education in the UK, Europe and the US, as well as in Africa and the Middle East.This book will be an essential guide to curriculum development and will be an invaluable resource for nurse educators and postgraduate... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Design and Analysis of Group-randomized Trials

Design and Analysis of Group-randomized Trials

ISBN: 9780195120363
Published by: Oxford University Press

This is the first comprehensive text about the design and analysis of community or group-randomised trials, which are usually done to evaluate the effect of health promotion efforts. It reviews the underlying issues, describes the most widely used research designs, and presents the many approaches to analysis that are available.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Design of Studies for Medical Research

Design of Studies for Medical Research

ISBN: 9780470844953
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This book is for anyone working in medical research, from the laboratory through to general practice and public health. It will be ideal for anyone embarking upon research for the first time or submitting a research proposal for funding, but is of relevance to all health and allied health professionals.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Designing Clinical Research

Designing Clinical Research

ISBN: 9780781782104
Published by: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research. This book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Essentials of Medical Statistics

Essentials of Medical Statistics

ISBN: 9780865428713
Published by: Blackwell Science Ltd

Aimed at students of medical statistics, medical researchers, public health practitioners and practising clinicians using statistics in their daily work, the book is designed as both a teaching and a reference text. The format of the book is clear with highlighted formulae and worked examples, so that all concepts are presented in a simple, practical and easy-to-understand way. The second edition enhances the emphasis on choice of appropriate methods with new chapters on strategies for analysis and measures... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization

Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization

ISBN: 9780781749725
Published by: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Completely updated with timely content and a full-color presentation, the Sixth Edition of this resource provides the guidance you need to effectively critique every aspect of nursing research and apply the results to clinical practice. Named an AJN Book of the Year, Essentials of Nursing Research uses clear, straightforward language and logically organized chapters to help you understand, retain, and apply fundamental concepts with ease.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise

Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise

ISBN: 9780781738026
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Useful for upper level and graduate level research courses in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and Physical Education, this book includes statistics problems and data sets, additional statistics and application examples, and computer applications for data analysis.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evaluating Research in Health and Social Care

Evaluating Research in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780761964919
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

Explains and critically evaluates a range of research techniques for the caring professions.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evidence-Based Medicine and the Search for a Science of Clinical Care

Evidence-Based Medicine and the Search for a Science of Clinical Care

ISBN: 9780520243163
Published by: University Presses of California, Columbia and Pri

In this book, Jeanne Daly traces the origins, essential features, and achievements of research on evidence-based health care and clinical epidemiology over the past few decades. Drawing largely on interviews with key players, she offers unique insights into the ways in which practitioners of evidence-based health care, especially in medicine, set out to generate scientific knowledge about patient care and how, in the process, they reshaped the way health care is practiced and administered.Daly traces the... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evidence-based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare

Evidence-based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare

ISBN: 9780781744775
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Provides guidance to implementing evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. This text helps in: actualizing important concepts and overcoming barriers in the implementation of evidence-based care; efficient critical appraisal of both quantitative and qualitative evidence; and, how to factor in a clinician's expertise and patient values.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evidence-Informed Nursing

Evidence-Informed Nursing

ISBN: 9780415204989
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

This introductory guide provides nurses and other health professionals with a clear idea of why they should use research information as a basis for high-quality patient care and how they should use that information in a clinical setting.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Fundamentals of Clinical Trials

Fundamentals of Clinical Trials

ISBN: 9780387985862
Published by: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

This text is intended for the clinical researcher who is interested in designing a clinical trial and developing a protocol. It is also of value to researchers and practitioners who must critically evaluate the literature of published clinical trials and assess the merits of each trial and the implications for the care and treatment of patients. The text uses numerous examples of published clinical trials from a variety of medical disciplines to meaningfully illustrate the fundamentals. Technical design iss... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Getting Research into Practice

Getting Research into Practice

ISBN: 9780443060502
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Explores a range of issues that may impact on health care practitioners who want to use research in their practice. This book focuses on efforts to increase utilization of research in practice through research and organisational development. It consists of chapters divided into three sections - Context, Practical experiences and Implications.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Good Clinical Practice

Good Clinical Practice

ISBN: 9780471969365
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This text provides checklists of sponsoring companies, clinical research organizations, and investigators with the material needed to develop a useful set of investigator SOPs.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Grounded Theory in Practice

Grounded Theory in Practice

ISBN: 9780761907480
Published by: SAGE Publications Inc

Grounded theory methodology and procedure has become one of the most influential modes of carrying out qualitative research when generating theory is a principle aim of the researcher. While there is no shortage of monographs or papers on grounded theory, much of the literature is not accessible for relatively novice researchers. Grounded Theory in Practice, edited by the late Anselm Strauss and Juliet Corbin, presents a series of readings that emphasize different aspects of grounded theory methodology a... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Handbook of Health Research Methods

Handbook of Health Research Methods

ISBN: 9780335214600
Published by: Open University Press

Which research method should I use to evaluate services? How do I design a questionnaire? How do I conduct a systematic review of research? This handbook helps researchers to plan, carry out, and analyse health research, and evaluate the quality of research studies.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Science Research

Health Science Research

ISBN: 9780761974031
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

Health Science Research is written as a user friendly research, reference and study tool. It is organised into eight chapters, each of which covers a specific area of conducting a research study.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Hermeneutic Phenomenological Research

Hermeneutic Phenomenological Research

ISBN: 9780761917205
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

This book is unique in its description of a research method that has not been extensively described in nursing or health care literature, but has considerable promise in helping to answer the questions that are of importance to nurses. The need to understand patients perceived needs in order to meet... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine

How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine

ISBN: 9781405139762
Published by: Blackwell Bmj Books

How to Read a Paper is one of the bestselling texts on evidence-based medicine, used by health care professionals and medical students worldwide. Trisha Greenhalgh's ability to explain the basics of evidence-based medicine in an accessible and readable way means the book is an ideal introduction for all, from first year students to experienced practitioners. This is a text that explains the meaning of critical appraisal and terms such as numbers needed to treat, how to search the literature, evaluate the di... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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How to Report Statistics in Medicine: Annotated Guidelines for Authors, Editors, and Reviewers

How to Report Statistics in Medicine: Annotated Guidelines for Authors, Editors, and Reviewers

ISBN: 9781930513693
Published by: American College of Physicians

How to Report Statistics in Medicine presents a comprehensive and comprehensible set of guidelines for reporting the statistical analyses and research designs and activities commonly used in biomedical research. Containing elements of a reference book, a style manual, a dictionary, an encyclopedia, and a text book, it is the standard guide in the fields of medical writing, scientific publications, and evidence-based medicine throughout the world. Features: Specific, detailed guidelines for reporting and int... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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How to Write a Paper

How to Write a Paper

ISBN: 9780727917287
Published by: Wiley-Blackwell

This writing guide covers topics such as the structure of a scientific paper, introductions, methods, results, discussions, titles, how to write a letter, the role of the editor, how to write an abstract for a scientific meeting, and the role of the manuscript successor.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Human Embryonic Stem Cells: The Practical Handbook

Human Embryonic Stem Cells: The Practical Handbook

ISBN: 9780470033562
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Contains the centralised collection of methods used in human embryonic stem cell biology. This book covers the derivation of human stem cell lines, the obtaining of cells from human stem cell banks, the culturing and characterisation of the cells, and the differentiation of the cells in vitro and in vivo.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Interdisciplinary Research

Interdisciplinary Research

ISBN: 9781861564702
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Introduces varying ideas on research, important in the days of inter disciplinary and multi centered investigation. This book presents the contributions in an historical and theoretical context, identifying the themes between the approaches, and encourages new thinking about old problems.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Interpreting the Medical Literature

Interpreting the Medical Literature

ISBN: 9780071437899
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe

Takes you through the complex language of research studies. This title helps to: comprehend medical literature and evaluate the significance of any study; read research reports; make sense of dense, scientific prose; and, learn about study design, measurement, statistical analysis, and interpretation.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice

Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice

ISBN: 9780763740405
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

A resource for students, Introduction to Nursing Research details the various aspects of research, analyzes research results, and defines evidence-based practice - describing how they each relate to the policies and procedures of the workplace.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Introduction to Research

Introduction to Research

ISBN: 9780323028530
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Divided into five parts, this book demystifies the research process and provides a foundation from which to understand research designs and applications in health care and human service settings. It explores multiple research strategies, proposing that naturalistic and experimental-type research strategies contribute to the science of practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Introduction to Research in Health Sciences

Introduction to Research in Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780443062650
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Introduction to Research in the Health Science 4E is relevant both as a textbook and as general reading for anyone wishing to undertake research or to read and interpret research findings in any of the health science disciplines. Combining a thorough grounding in practical research skills with a down-to-earth approach, the book is an essential tool for students and practitioners in all areas of the health sciences. It will help readers to ensure that they are in a position to understand and utilize the late... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Isotope Tracers in Metabolic Research

Isotope Tracers in Metabolic Research

ISBN: 9780471462095
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

In this complete guide to performing tracer studies, the authors systematically cover tracer selection, modeling, considerations, sample derivitization, mass-spectrometry analysis, and data interpretation. Problems and discussion questions highlight key points in each chapter. Isotope Tracers in Metabolic Research, Second Edition offers students and researchers a comprehensive practical resource for utilizing the latest tracer methodologies.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Key Topics in Clinical Research and Statistics

Key Topics in Clinical Research and Statistics

ISBN: 9781859960288
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Key Topics in Clinical Research aims to provide a short, clear, highlighted reference to guide trainees and trainers through research and audit projects, from first idea, through data collection and statistical analysis, to presentation and publication. This book is also designed to assist trainees in preparing for their specialty examinations by providing comprehensive, concise, easily accessible and easily understandable information on all aspects of clinical research and audit.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Laboratory Animal Medicine

Laboratory Animal Medicine

ISBN: 9780323019446
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

This combination text and lab manual covers the most common lab animal species. It also addresses nontraditional lab animals, such as swine, chinchillas, armadillos, reptiles, amphibians, bats, farm animals, and dogs and cats.In-depth coverage of each species is presented in a consistent format that includes taxonomy, anatomy and physiology, uses in biomedical research, reproduction, behavior, husbandry, restraint and handling, identification methods, injection techniques, medication administration and a... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Lay Involvement in Health and Other Research

Lay Involvement in Health and Other Research

ISBN: 9781857758474
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Alan Earl-Slater identifies practical ways to improve lay involvement in health research together with the kinds of difficulties and obstacles likely to be encountered. This approach is in line with the government's aim to increase patient and lay involvement in all aspects of medicine.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Making Sense of Critical Appraisal

Making Sense of Critical Appraisal

ISBN: 9780340808122
Published by: Hodder Education

Provides the necessary information on how to read and understand medical research publications critically and to decide whether the contents of such publications are clinically useful in the care of patients. Illustrated examples, this text covers various aspects of study design and clinical audit to give a framework for critical reading.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Making Sense of Research: An Introduction for Health and Social Care Practitioners

Making Sense of Research: An Introduction for Health and Social Care Practitioners

ISBN: 9781412923620
Published by: Sage Publications

Designed to help students and professionals understand research, this book covers topics like: the role of research in health and social care; the research process; quantitative and qualitative approaches; and how to develop critical skills, and implementing research findings.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medical Innovations in Historical Perspective

Medical Innovations in Historical Perspective

ISBN: 9780333556191
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Formed as a series of articles, this book looks at a variety of medical innovations in their historical contexts. The object of this book is to promote the historical perspective to stimulate debate and supply analysis.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medical Statistics

Medical Statistics

ISBN: 9780727918123
Published by: BMJ Publishing Group

This is much more than a basic medical statistics book - it also equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to carry out evidence-based research.Step-by step, you are guided through how to select the correct test, interpret the statistics, and present the results. The tests are discussed in the context of their research questions and study design, with real data sets as examples.With guidelines and checklists on how to understand and critically appraise results this guide, written by experienced... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medical Statistics at a Glance

Medical Statistics at a Glance

ISBN: 9781405127806
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Medical Statistics at a Glance provides a concise and accessible introduction to and revision aid for this complex subject. Following the familiar easy-to-use At a Glance format, it leads the reader through a number of self-contained chapters which explain the underlying concepts of medical statistics and provide a guide to the most commonly used statistical procedures. Medical Statistics at a Glance will appeal to all medical students, junior doctors and researchers in biomedical and pharmaceutical discipl... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Methods and Designs for Outcomes Research

Methods and Designs for Outcomes Research

ISBN: 9781585281114
Published by: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

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Methods for Meta-Analysis in Medical Research

Methods for Meta-Analysis in Medical Research

ISBN: 9780471490661
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Meta-analysis provides the framework within which to combine the results and draw inferences from clinical trials about the effectiveness of medical treatments. This work provides a criticism of meta-analysis, including the methodologies employed and references to specific topics.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Methods in Community-based Participatory Research for Health

Methods in Community-based Participatory Research for Health

ISBN: 9780787975623
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Written by distinguished experts in the field, this book shows how researchers, practitioners, and community partners can work together to establish and maintain equitable partnerships using a Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach to increase knowledge and improve health and well-being of the communities involved. What distinguishes CBPR from other approaches to research is the active engagement of all partners in the process. This book provides a comprehensive and thorough presentation of... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Methods of Microarray Data Analysis II

Methods of Microarray Data Analysis II

ISBN: 9781402071119
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

This book is an excellent reference not only for academic and industrial researchers, but also for core bioinformatics/genomics courses in undergraduate and graduate programs.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Modelling Survival Data in Medical Research

Modelling Survival Data in Medical Research

ISBN: 9781584883258
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Presenting the most up-to-date modelling techniques in survival data analysis, including recent developments in model checking, parametric models, time-dependent variables and interval censored data, this is a thorough update of the previous edition, with a focus on the use of SAS.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Molecular Principles of Fungal Pathogenesis

Molecular Principles of Fungal Pathogenesis

ISBN: 9781555813680
Published by: American Society for Microbiology

Inspired by the their teaching of the molecular mycology course at Woods Hole, the editors have selected a comprehensive set of papers describing the most current research, including genome projects, genetics and molecular biology as well as potential vaccines and therapies. The collection begins with general principles, including the need to study... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Multiple Analyses in Clinical Trials

Multiple Analyses in Clinical Trials

ISBN: 9780387007274
Published by: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & C

Multiple Analyses in Clinical Trials: Fundamentals for Investigators is an essentially nonmathematical discussion of the problems posed by the execution of multiple analyses in clinical trials. It concentrates on the rationale for the analyses, the difficulties posed by their interpretation, easily understood solutions, and useful problem sets. This text will help clinical investigators understand multiple analysis procedures and the key issues when designing their own work or reviewing the research of othe... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Narrative Research in Nursing

Narrative Research in Nursing

ISBN: 9781405114080
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Narrative Research in Nursing examines the nature of narratives and their role in the development of nursing and health care. Strategies and procedures are identified, including the practicalities of sampling, data collection, analysis and presentation of findings. The authors discuss authenticity of evidence and ethical issues while also exploring problems and practicalities inherent in narrative inquiry and its dissemination. Narrative Research in Nursing is a valuable resource for nurses interested in wr... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing

Nursing

ISBN: 9781861562845
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This text is designed to be a very practical book that gives the practising nurse and health care professional the tool to implement research in the clinical setting. There is no intention here of revisiting the deep theoretical issues related to research; rather the book provides a clear toolkit on how research may be implemented.Chris Bassett has drawn together the work of six acknowledged experts in this field to produce a book that is essential reading for both the student and the qualified nurse who... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Knowledge & Practice: Foundations for Decision Making

Nursing Knowledge & Practice: Foundations for Decision Making

ISBN: 9780702026973
Published by: Bailliere Tindall

With its content focused on practice knowledge, this comprehensive core textbook is the ideal basis for foundation nursing studies. Through concentrating on the essential care needs of service users, it provides a unique and innovative decision making approach by applying theory from diverse subject areas into daily practice in all fields of nursing.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Research

Nursing Research

ISBN: 9780323028288
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Comprehensive, yet easy to follow, Nursing Research will help you understand nursing research and apply it to clinical practice. It not only introduces basic research concepts and methods, it also teaches you how to critique research studies. To avoid confusion and promote understanding, quantitative research and qualitative research are presented separately. Evidence-based practice is emphasized throughout this edition.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice

Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice

ISBN: 9780781794688
Published by: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Presents the methods for conducting high-quality studies. This book offers guidance on developing self-report scales, conducting systematic reviews, and enhancing the integrity of qualitative studies.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Theories

Nursing Theories

ISBN: 9780838571101
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

Designed as a tool to help nurses apply concepts and theories to practice, this book considers the ideas of various nursing theorists and relates their work to the clinical nursing practice. It relates the theorist's work to the nursing metaparadigm, clinical nursing practice, characteristics of a theory, and strengths and limitations of theory.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice

Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice

ISBN: 9780803611962
Published by: F.A. Davis Company

Aimed at undergraduate and graduate students, this text traces the evolution of nursing theory from its roots in the ideas of Florence Nightingale through theories developed in the last few years. Each chapter describes a particular theory and then explains how it is applied in nursing practice, research, education, and administration. Many of the... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Theorists and Their Work

Nursing Theorists and Their Work

ISBN: 9780323030106
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Focussing on the field of nursing theory, this textbook guides the reader through descriptions and analyses of 31 specific nursing. Its comprehensive approach, objective critiques, and writing style make it useful for the study of theory at various levels of nursing.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Ogier's Reading Research: How to Make Research More Approachable

Ogier's Reading Research: How to Make Research More Approachable

ISBN: 9780702026706
Published by: Bailliere Tindall

The importance of evidence-based nursing and the need to be research-minded means that nurses must be aware of research and use it to inform their practice. But how can you find out what research is available? This book reflects changes in locating and reading research, including the impact of technologies such as CD-ROM, Medline and the Internet.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Oral Presentation in Medicine

Oral Presentation in Medicine

ISBN: 9782287596865
Published by: Springer Editions,France

This book is an educational manual featuring guidelines on spoken communication in medicine and with practical advice on how to convey a scientific message. Just as there are specific techniques in medical publishing, so there are also specific techniques in spoken communication in medicine.Different forms of spoken communication are described: informal communication, lectures, staff meetings, and student courses are addressed not only from the point of view of the speaker, but also from that of the sess... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Placenta and Trophoblast (v. 2)

Placenta and Trophoblast (v. 2)

ISBN: 9781588296085
Published by: Humana Press Inc.,U.S.

Presents a collection of laboratory techniques for the study of the trophoblast and placental biology. This book provides readily reproducible protocols for studying trophoblast invasion, maternal immune cell responses to pregnancy, and the hormone producing capabilities of the placenta.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Postmodern and Poststructural Approaches to Nursing Research

Postmodern and Poststructural Approaches to Nursing Research

ISBN: 9780761906759
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

The pluralistic perspectives offered by postmodern and poststructural approaches to health care offer new insights into aspects of nursing and health care. Julianne Cheek's Postmodern and Poststructural Approaches to Nursing Research makes these approaches accessible to health care workers, researchers, and health care scientists through carefully exploring what these terms mean and how they can be brought to bear in the clinical and health research settings.In the first three chapters, the author examin... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Power Analysis for Experimental Research

Power Analysis for Experimental Research

ISBN: 9780521809160
Published by: Cambridge University Press

An easy-to-use guide to the application of power analysis to the design of scientific experiments.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Practical Methods in Cardiovascular Research

Practical Methods in Cardiovascular Research

ISBN: 9783540407638
Published by: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & C

Cardiovascular disease is among the most common causes of death in Western industrialized countries. Although a number of diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities exist today, many problems remain unsolved. This implies the urgent need for future cardiovascular research. Practical Methods in Cardiovascular Research gives an overview of a number of available techniques most often used in cardiovascular sciences, especially for investigators coming from other fields of research.Practical Methods in Cardiov... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Practical Statistics for Medical Research

Practical Statistics for Medical Research

ISBN: 9780412276309
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Primarily aimed at medical researchers, this book aims to provide an understanding of the basic principles that underlie research design, data analysis and the interpretation of results, and to enable the reader to carry out a wide range of statistical analyses.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Presenting in Biomedicine

Presenting in Biomedicine

ISBN: 9781857758979
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Presentations need not be an ordeal. This book presents 500 tips for giving a good presentation to students, peers, superiors, potential employers and grant-awarding bodies.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Principles and Practice of Clinical Research

Principles and Practice of Clinical Research

ISBN: 9780123694409
Published by: Elsevier Science & Technology

Describes the clinical discovery process by providing input from experts within the NIH on the principles and practice of clinical research. This book addresses the opportunities for translation of basic science observations to the bedside through clinical research. It contains information on how to obtain funding from the federal government.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Public Trust in Medical Research?

Public Trust in Medical Research?

ISBN: 9781846191794
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This challenging book explores issues of professional integrity and ethics-underpinning medical research. It includes real-life case studies where public trust in medical research has been misplaced and encourages medical professionals to adhere to professional codes of conduct and be informed about their decision-making process.It is vital reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of medicine, law, sociology and social policy, philosophy, health related research and ethics. Practising research... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Qualitative Methods for Health Research

Qualitative Methods for Health Research

ISBN: 9780761947714
Published by: Sage Publications

Qualitative Methods for Health Research is a practical introduction to designing, conducting and appraising qualitative research in areas such as public health, health services research, nursing and health promotion. This book will be useful for professionals and students with little prior knowledge of social science theory.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Qualitative Research for Allied Health Professionals

Qualitative Research for Allied Health Professionals

ISBN: 9780470019634
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Qualitative Research for Allied Health Professionals - Challenging Choices is a practical text, which addresses the links between philosophy, research method and practice in an accessible, readable way.The subtitle, 'Challenging Choices', carries a double meaning: qualitative research is both challenging (ie, demanding and stimulating) to undertake and likely to be challenged and contested. In particular, the choices researchers make when designing, carrying out and reporting research will attract scruti... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Qualitative Research in Health

Qualitative Research in Health

ISBN: 9780761961048
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

Offers a practical introduction to the main theories and methods of qualitative research for the health sciences. The book covers the range of methods, including ethnography, phenomenology, grounded theory, biography, action research, historical research, discourse analysis and more.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Qualitative Research in Health Care

Qualitative Research in Health Care

ISBN: 9781861564405
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This is a comprehensive book with theoretical and practical input for health care researchers exploring the humanistic and individual aspects of health and illness. It covers the main qualitative research methods and provides clear, concise and well-evidenced clinical information for researchers from all disciplines.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Qualitative Research in Nursing

Qualitative Research in Nursing

ISBN: 9780781763134
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Provides a foundation for understanding a range of qualitative research methodologies, including triangulation. This book approaches nursing education, administration, and practice and gives step-by-step details to instruct students on how to implement each approach.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Randomised Controlled Trials and Multi-centre Research

Randomised Controlled Trials and Multi-centre Research

ISBN: 9780850842517
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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Randomised Controlled Trials: Questions, Answers, and Musings

Randomised Controlled Trials: Questions, Answers, and Musings

ISBN: 9781405132664
Published by: Blackwell Publishers

This book is for busy health professionals who wish to understand the theory of randomized controlled trails and their influence on clinical, research or policy decisions.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research and Development in Clinical Nursing Practice

Research and Development in Clinical Nursing Practice

ISBN: 9781861560575
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Explains how to examine and apply research and development in clinical nursing practice. This work makes specific links between research and development policy for health services, nursing practice at the grassroots, and reseatch methods.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research Ethics in the Real World: Issues and Solutions for Health and Social Care Professionals

Research Ethics in the Real World: Issues and Solutions for Health and Social Care Professionals

ISBN: 9780443100659
Published by: Churchill Livingstone

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Research for the Health Professional

Research for the Health Professional

ISBN: 9780803601512
Published by: F.A. Davis Company

Emphasis throughout this reference is placed on qualitative research. This edition includes an additional section on reporting results and drawing conclusions, and a discussion of single-subject design. Worksheets at the end of each chapter provide an opportunity to try out new ideas.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research in Health Care

Research in Health Care

ISBN: 9780748737185
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

Research in Health Care is a book that covers the essential stages in research, from posing the right questions, designing your study, through to the methods for collecting, presenting and analysing your data.Three case studies that represent the three main categories of research question - exploratory, descriptive and explanatory - are unfolded throughout the book to illustrate relevant issues in design and data collection and analysis.The main methodological approaches to health care research have b... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research into Practice

Research into Practice

ISBN: 9780702026867
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

This is the second edition of a book aimed at developing skills in the retrieval, critical analysis and appropriate application of research in nursing and health care. Because the purpose of research appreciation is to enable practitioners to use research to develop and improve practice, it focuses instead on the skills of research appreciation and application that are distinct from the skills necessary to undertake research. The new edition retains the best elements of the first, whilst adding a more appli... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research into Practice

Research into Practice

ISBN: 9780335196951
Published by: Open University Press

A reader for nurses and the caring professions, this book offers examples of research, all concerned in some way with nursing or the study of health and community care. It illustrates the kind of research that can be done by a small team or a single researcher, without large-scale research grants.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research Made Easy in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Research Made Easy in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

ISBN: 9780443070334
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book is aimed at 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 small practice-based research projects. This book outlines how to get started, how to formulate useful and answerable research questions, a range of methodologies set in terms of their usefulness and limitat... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research Methods for Clinical Therapists

Research Methods for Clinical Therapists

ISBN: 9780443074301
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

An introduction to research for health students and practitioners, this book provides an overview of various research approaches with an emphasis on experimental methods and data analysis. It aims to demystify research methods and statistical analysis to be helpful for practitioners. It highlights and summarizes the concepts within each chapter.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research Methods for Nurses and the Caring Professions

Research Methods for Nurses and the Caring Professions

ISBN: 9780335196975
Published by: Open University Press

A book about the appreciation, evaluation and conduct of social research. Aimed at nurses, social workers, community workers and others in the caring professions, it focuses on research which evaluates and contributes to professional practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research Methods in Pharmacy Practice

Research Methods in Pharmacy Practice

ISBN: 9780853694816
Published by: Pharmaceutical Press

A guide to the application of health-services research methods in pharmacy practice. The book describes in detail the various techniques that may be used to gather data, such as surveys, interviews and observational studies and their advantages and disadvantages.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Responsible Research

Responsible Research

ISBN: 9781901346688
Published by: REMEDICA

The book provides practical information on the many activities and responsibilities that are undertaken by the modern coordinator and explains the principles behind the conduct of responsible research. It is only by fully appreciating the ethical basis of good clinical practice that a coordinator is able to make the leap from being experienced to being an expert. The international authorship ensures that the content is relevant to the global body of research coordinators.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Saunders Student Nurse Planner

Saunders Student Nurse Planner

ISBN: 9780721698779
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Serves as a student planner and a reference organizational tool for busy nursing students. This work helps students manage their time and perform to their fullest potential in the classroom, during clinical sessions, and in practice. It also provides pain and neurological assessment scales, and a variety of helpful clinical tools.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Scientific Writing

Scientific Writing

ISBN: 9780727916259
Published by: BMJ Publishing Group

Scientific Writing is a comprehensive handbook that takes you step by step through getting published in the biomedical field: from assembling the material to getting the grammar correct, choosing the journal and submitting the manuscript.Guiding you through the stages of preparing your Grotty First Draft through to the Excellent Fourth Draft and Final Document, it gives practical advice in a clear and readable style. Key messages are summarised and boxed, and examples are used throughout. Interspersed th... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Selection Bias and Covariate Imbalances in Randomized Clinical Trials

Selection Bias and Covariate Imbalances in Randomized Clinical Trials

ISBN: 9780470863626
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Baseline data in clinical trials consists of information regarding patients that is measured at the outset, prior to randomization (or treatment with study medications). In studies where important baseline factors appear well balanced, it can be reasonably concluded that any differences in outcome between the intervention and control groups are a real effect of treatment. The common assumption that any baseline differences in a randomized study are necessarily random is, however, misplacted. Selection bias... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Statistical Methods for Health Care Research

Statistical Methods for Health Care Research

ISBN: 9780781748407
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

This singular text provides nursing students as well as students in all other health-related disciplines with a solid foundation for understanding data and specific statistical techniques. In this newest edition, faculty contributors focus on the most current and most frequently used statistical methods in today's health care literature, covering essential material for a variety of program levels including in-depth courses beyond the basic statistics course. Well-organized and clear text discussions and gre... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Statistical Questions in Evidence-based Medicine

Statistical Questions in Evidence-based Medicine

ISBN: 9780192629920
Published by: Oxford University Press

A companion volume to An Introduction to Medical Statistics, which includes questions and answers which are complementary to the textbook. It looks at the application of and provides a critique of statistics, encouraging an evidence-based approached to medical statistics.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Statistics for Health Care Research

Statistics for Health Care Research

ISBN: 9781416002260
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Helps you in interpreting the statistical data in health sciences research articles. This work features 45 exercises designed to strengthen your understanding of sampling, measurement, and statistical analysis techniques. It also includes research examples from the nursing and medical literature for a perspective on health sciences research.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Statistics in Clinical Practice

Statistics in Clinical Practice

ISBN: 9780727916099
Published by: BMJ Publishing Group

This non-mathematical introduction to statistics is intended for health care workers who need to understand the principles so that they can interpret and appraise research papers. It is a guide for the information seeking clinician rather than a hands-on statistics primer, and that is how it differs from other basic statistics texts.This second edition has been revised and updated to make it even more relevant and useful to its wide audience: namely all health care workers and students who read the medic... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Study Design and Statistical Analysis: A Practical Guide for Clinicians

Study Design and Statistical Analysis: A Practical Guide for Clinicians

ISBN: 9780521534079
Published by: Cambridge University Press

A nuts-and-bolts guide to research by asking and answering the most basic questions about doing research studies.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Studying a Study and Testing a Test: How to Read the Medical Evidence

Studying a Study and Testing a Test: How to Read the Medical Evidence

ISBN: 9780781745765
Published by: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

In today's rapidly changing world of clinical practice, old assumptions quickly fall under the weight of new evidence. But to make effective clinical decisions, you must face a deluge of data published in the health research literature.With this best-selling text as your guide, you'll discover a concise, stepwise program that will help you evaluate clinical studies, identify flaws in study design, interpret statistics, and apply evidence from clinical research to your practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Studying Health & Disease (Bk. 2)

Studying Health & Disease (Bk. 2)

ISBN: 9780335208357
Published by: Open University Press

This book describes the basic methods of investigation used by these disciplines, and shows how they are related and how they differ. The multidisciplinary team of authors brings together a wide range of expertise to provide an introduction to: social surveys, qualitative interviewing, ethnography and participant observation, historical research methods, the strategies used by demographers and epidemiologists to measure and compare disease distributions in very different populations, the concepts underlying... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Successful Qualitative Health Research

Successful Qualitative Health Research

ISBN: 9780335220342
Published by: Open University Press

A practical overview for health students and health professionals embarking on an applied research project using a qualitative approach, this work offers an introduction to the field. It provides a step-by-step guide to designing a research project using qualitative methods, and to collecting, analysing and presenting different types of data.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Survival Analysis

Survival Analysis

ISBN: 9780470870402
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Serves as a practical guide to survival analysis techniques in diverse environments. Illustrated with many examples, this book introduces basic statistical concepts and methods to construct survival curves, later developing them to encompass more specialised and complex models.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Synthesizing Qualitative and Quantitative Health Research

Synthesizing Qualitative and Quantitative Health Research

ISBN: 9780335219568
Published by: Open University Press

Provides an overview of the range of approaches and methods for synthesising qualitative and quantitative evidence and an explanation of why this is useful. This book looks at the different types of review and examines the place of synthesis in reviews for policy and management decision making.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Systematic Reviews in Health Care

Systematic Reviews in Health Care

ISBN: 9780521799621
Published by: Cambridge University Press

A practical and clear guide to systematic reviews suitable for all clinical researchers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Systematic Reviews in Health Care

Systematic Reviews in Health Care

ISBN: 9780727914880
Published by: BMJ Publishing Group

The second edition of this work has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the significant changes and advances made in systematic reviewing. New features include discussion on the rationale, meta-analyses of prognostic and diagnostic studies and software.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Techniques in Prion Research

Techniques in Prion Research

ISBN: 9783764322243
Published by: Birkhauser Verlag AG

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The A-Z of Medical Statistics

The A-Z of Medical Statistics

ISBN: 9780340719404
Published by: Hodder Education

Readers of medical literature are often overwhelmed by the language of statistics and research methodology while trying to extract the best clinical evidence available. A-Z of Medical Statistics is an essential medical statistics dictionary for non-statisticians, and is therefore an invaluable companion for reading and critically appraising what is read.Statistics and research methods explained in the book's A-Z format allow the reader to locate the information required and avoid the time-consuming proce... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Essential Researcher's Handbook

The Essential Researcher's Handbook

ISBN: 9780702026362
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Contains practical guidance about what doing research actually involves for the researcher. This book bridges the gap and provides insight into undertaking research in nursing. It focuses on the practicality of research and identifies the pitfalls that can undermine even the carefully planned project.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Evaluation of Surrogate Endpoints

The Evaluation of Surrogate Endpoints

ISBN: 9780387202778
Published by: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

The identification and use of surrogate endpoints, i.e., measures that can replace or supplement other endpoints in evaluations of experimental treatments or other interventions, is a general strategy that has stimulated both enthusiasm and skepticism. The book presents the developments in this field.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Evidence-Based Practice Manual for Nurses

The Evidence-Based Practice Manual for Nurses

ISBN: 9780443102301
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Describes each step of evidence-based practice, from forming a question through to putting findings into practice and developing an evaluative culture within the organisation. Aimed at the novice as well as the professional, this book uses multiple examples relevant to nursing, both within primary and secondary care, to illustrate points.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Mouse Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates

The Mouse Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates

ISBN: 9780123694607
Published by: Elsevier Science & Technology

The Mouse Brain in Sterotaxic Coordinates is the most comprehensive and accurate atlas of the mouse brain. This complete revised and updated third edition features 100 coronal diagrams and accompanying photographic plates spaced at 120 [mu]m intervals; 32 sagittal diagrams and accompanying photographic plates; new in this edition: 30 horizontal diagrams and accompanying photographic plates; photographic plates scanned directly from the microscopic slides and printed in full color; the most accurate and univ... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Mouse in Biomedical Research: Normative Biology, Husbandry, and Models

The Mouse in Biomedical Research: Normative Biology, Husbandry, and Models

ISBN: 9780123694577
Published by: Academic Press

Part of a four volume set, this title encompasses 23 chapters that provide an overview on the laboratory mouses normative biology, husbandry, and its use as a model in biomedical research. It includes chapters on behavior, physiology, reproductive physiology, anatomy, endocrinology, hematology, and clinical chemistry.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Practice of Nursing Research

The Practice of Nursing Research

ISBN: 9780721606262
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Practicing nurses, students, and instructors appreciate this book for its clear, direct writing style that makes complex concepts easy to understand; unique nursing perspective and framework that link nursing research to nursing practice; balanced and detailed coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research; and abundant, concrete examples from the best research literature.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Reality of Nursing Research

The Reality of Nursing Research

ISBN: 9780415346276
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Containing illustrative case studies and practical advice for nurse researchers, this text looks at the real life dilemmas faced by nurse researchers at key stages of the research process, from developing a research question through to disseminating the findings.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Research Process in Nursing

The Research Process in Nursing

ISBN: 9781405130134
Published by: Blackwell Publishers

An introduction for nurse researchers to the process of empirical research. This book aims to help nurses in clinical practice involved in research. It provides an account of the stages involved in the research process, including preparing research proposals, research designs, methods of data collection and analysis and writing research reports.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Theoretical Basis for Nursing

Theoretical Basis for Nursing

ISBN: 9780781762830
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

A Nursing Theory textbook that reflects content course needs by addressing the underlying information needed to understand and apply theory to practice. It presents shared theories from other disciplines such as the sociological, behavioral, and biomedical sciences and relates them to nursing practice, research, education, and administration.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Theoretical Nursing

Theoretical Nursing

ISBN: 9780781736732
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

With this comprehensive review of nursing theory, you'll explore both historical and contemporary perspectives on the nature, scope, and mission of nursing care. This text guides you through the evolution of nursing's theoretical foundations and examines the ways in which these principles influence the practice of the discipline.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Transdisciplinarity

Transdisciplinarity

ISBN: 9783764362485
Published by: Birkhauser Verlag AG

Transdisciplinarity is a different approach to research and problem solving. This book contains definitions, keynote addresses, and summaries of sessions and panels, from the International Transdisciplinarity Conference, held in Switzerland in early 2000.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Nursing Research

Understanding Nursing Research

ISBN: 9780781775588
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Links understanding of nursing research with evidence-based practice, and focuses on how to read, critique, and utilize research reports. This book contains chapters which include clinical vignettes, concepts, and out-of-class exercises. It also includes material on evidence-based practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Nursing Research

Understanding Nursing Research

ISBN: 9780781742719
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Links understanding of nursing research with evidence-based practice. This text begins with the results of the research and explains the steps of the research process to answer questions about how the conclusions were reached, how the study was done, who was in the study, and why it was done that way.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Nursing Research

Understanding Nursing Research

ISBN: 9781416026402
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice, 4th Edition is a market-leading textbook written by two of the most renowned experts in the nursing research field. Now in full-color, this thoroughly updated 4th edition reflects today's emphasis on evidence-based practice. Refined format and features enhance the book's readability and bring include examples and critiques that help students better understand the concepts. The book also features an enhanced emphasis on the emerging, cost-d... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Using and Interpreting Statistics

Using and Interpreting Statistics

ISBN: 9780323035934
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Serves as an introductory text for a statistics course for the health, behavioral, or social sciences. This text contains learning aids that include a chapter-opening Chapter Roadmap, Group Practice exercises interspersed throughout the chapters, Review Exercises and Homework Problems at the end of each chapter, and more.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Using Evidence in Health and Social Care

Using Evidence in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780761964957
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

This textbook has been written for practitioners across the health and social care fields - and for the sceptics as well as the enthusiasts for evidence-based care. It examines the underlying logic of a range of research approaches, including surveys and experiments, qualitative studies and action research. It encourages questioning of the ethical dimensions of research as well as its technical quality. It focuses strongly on putting research into practice, not only on new forms of dissemination of informat... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Vital Notes for Nurses

Vital Notes for Nurses

ISBN: 9781405125628
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Provides an introduction to research and evidence based practice for pre-registration students and nurses. This book places research and evidence in the context of clinical practice, introduces various methodological approaches in qualitative and quantitative research and describes processes of research appraisal, dissemination and implementation.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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What Price Better Health?

What Price Better Health?

ISBN: 9780520246645
Published by: University Presses of California, Columbia and Pri

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