Handbook of Health Research Methods: Investigation, Measurement and Analysis

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Shah Ebrahim, Ann Bowling
McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jun 1, 2005 - Medical - 625 pages
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Handbook of Health Research Methods is an essential tool for researchers and postgraduate students taking masters courses, or undertaking doctoral programmes, in health services evaluation, health sciences, health management, public health, nursing, sociology, socio-biology, medicine and epidemiology. However, the book also appeals to health professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge of research methods in order to make effective policy and practice decisions.
 

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Contents

Part 2 Multidisciplinary methods of investigation
45
Part 3 Multidisciplinary research measurement
329
Part 4 Data analysis
495
Part 5 Essential issues to consider when conducting research
533
Glossary
601
Back cover
626
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About the author (2005)

Ann Bowling is a social scientist and is Professor of Health Services Research in the Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences at University College London, and has a part secondment to the MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, University of Bristol. She is the author of Research Methods in Health (2002), now in its second edition and published by Open University Press.

Shah Ebrahim is an epidemiologist with a clinical background in Geriatric Medicine and holds a Professorship in Epidemiology of Ageing in the Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol and is honorary professor of epidemiology at University College London. He is coordinating editor of the Cochrane Heart Group and co-editor of the International Journal of Epidemiology. He is the author of books on geriatric medicine, stroke and epidemiology of ageing.

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