Handbook Of Health Research Methods: Investigation, Measurement And Analysis
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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Part 1 Introduction
Part 2 Multidisciplinary methods of investigation
Part 3 Multidisciplinary research measurement
Part 4 Data analysis
Part 5 Essential issues to consider when conducting research
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