Quantitative Methods for Health Research

This second edition of Quantitative Methods for Health Research: A Practical Interactive Guide to Epidemiology and Statistics also helps develop critical skills that will prepare students to move on to more advanced and specialized methods.

Quantitative Methods for Health Research

Quantitative Methods for Health Research

A practical introduction to epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology for the whole health care community This comprehensive text, which has been extensively revised with new material and additional topics, utilizes a practical slant to introduce health professionals and students to epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology. It draws examples from a wide range of topics, covering all of the main contemporary health research methods, including survival analysis, Cox regression, and systematic reviews and meta-analysis—the explanation of which go beyond introductory concepts. This second edition of Quantitative Methods for Health Research: A Practical Interactive Guide to Epidemiology and Statistics also helps develop critical skills that will prepare students to move on to more advanced and specialized methods. A clear distinction is made between knowledge and concepts that all students should ensure they understand, and those that can be pursued further by those who wish to do so. Self-assessment exercises throughout the text help students explore and reflect on their understanding. A program of practical exercises in SPSS (using a prepared data set) helps to consolidate the theory and develop skills and confidence in data handling, analysis, and interpretation. Highlights of the book include: Combining epidemiology and bio-statistics to demonstrate the relevance and strength of statistical methods Emphasis on the interpretation of statistics using examples from a variety of public health and health care situations to stress relevance and application Use of concepts related to examples of published research to show the application of methods and balance between ideals and the realities of research in practice Integration of practical data analysis exercises to develop skills and confidence Supplementation by a student companion website which provides guidance on data handling in SPSS and study data sets as referred to in the text Quantitative Methods for Health Research, Second Edition is a practical learning resource for students, practitioners and researchers in public health, health care and related disciplines, providing both a course book and a useful introductory reference.

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Quantitative Methods for Health Research
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Bruce, Daniel Pope, Debbi Stanistreet
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-05 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A practical introduction to epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology for the whole health care community This comprehensive text, which has been extensively revised with new material and additional topics, utilizes a practical slant to introduce health professionals and students to epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology. It draws examples from a
Quantitative Methods for Health Research
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Nigel Bruce
Categories: Epidemiology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

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Quantitative Health Research: Issues And Methods
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Curtis, Elizabeth, Drennan, Jonathan
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-01 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

This book is a detailed and comprehensive guide to undertaking quantitative health research at postgraduate and professional level. It takes you through the entire research process, from designing the project to presenting the results and will help you execute high quality quantitative research that improves and informs clinical practice. Written
Quantitative Methods for Health Research
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Bruce, Daniel Pope, Debbi Stanistreet
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-06 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A practical introduction to epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology for the whole health care community This comprehensive text, which has been extensively revised with new material and additional topics, utilizes a practical slant to introduce health professionals and students to epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology. It draws examples from a
Qualitative Methods for Health Research
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Judith Green, Nicki Thorogood
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-26 - Publisher: SAGE

"A thoughtful, thorough and readable account of the history and current practice of qualitative research in health." - Louise Keogh, Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

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