Concise, readable, and easy to navigate—a practical and thorough guide to conducting efficient and effective medical research
Whether you’re a student, scholar, faculty member, or practicing healthcare professional Research Methodology in the Health Sciences helps you improve your research skills and critically appraise original research and apply it in evidence-based patient care. This peerless guide describes the principles of biostatistics and provides detailed examples to build your comprehension of the utility and applicability of bio-statistical tests, without going into the mathematical details of such tests.
You’ll find accessible coverage of the principles of biomedical ethics in research and publication, review of the medical literature, how to write a dissertation, how to prepare and submit a research manuscript for publication in a journal, how to apply for a research grant to funding agencies, and much more. To enhance the learning process, all examples drawn exclusively from real healthcare scenarios.
Research Methodology in the Health Sciences covers:
Planning a research study
Writing a dissertation
Types of studies in clinical research
Observational and interventional studies
Approaches to qualitative research
Ethics in medical research
Biostatistics and descriptive statistics
Approaches to statistical inference
About the Author
Prasanta K. Bhattacharya has been a clinician, researcher and teacher in internal medicine for over 30 years and is currently with the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, a tertiary care teaching hospital that provides undergraduate and postgraduate medical training, along with affordable and quality clinical care. Besides medical teaching, he has been actively involved in several multicenter research projects, in mentoring PhD scholars and in the training of faculty and students of the university in research methodology.
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