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Understanding clinical papers / David Bowers, Allan House, David Owens, Bridgette Bewick.

Bowers, David, 1938- (author.). House, Allan, (author.). Owens, David, 1954- (author.). Bewick, Bridgette, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at College of the Rockies.

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Cranbrook Campus R 118.6 .B69 2014 (Text) 31111000151108 NEW DISPLAY Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781118232828
  • ISBN: 1118232828
  • ISBN: 111876000X
  • ISBN: 9781118760000
  • Physical Description: ix, 247 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Some preliminaries -- The abstract and introduction -- The aims and objectives -- Descriptive studies : qualitative -- Descriptive studies : quantitative -- Analytic studies -- Intervention studies -- Mixed methods studies -- The research setting -- Populations and samples in quantitative research -- The sample in qualitative research -- Identifying and defining cases -- Controls and comparisons -- Identifying the characteristics of quantitative data -- Summarising the characteristics of quantitative data -- Identifying and summarising the characteristics of qualitative data -- Measuring the characteristics of participants : quantitative -- Measuring the characteristics of participants : qualitative -- Measuring the characteristics of measures -- Measurement scales -- Exploring and explaining topic guides -- Fractions, proportions and rates -- Risk and odds -- Ratios of risks and odds -- Confidence intervals for means, proportions, and medians -- Confidence intervals for ratios -- Hypothesis testing -- Measuring association -- Measuring agreement -- Linear regression -- Logistic regression -- Measuring survival -- Systematic review -- Analysing qualitative data -- Results in text and tables -- Results in pictures -- The discussion and conclusions -- References -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Understanding Clinical Papers is a popular and well established introduction to reading clinical papers. It unravels the process of evidence-based practice, using real papers to illustrate how to understand and evaluate published research, and provides clear explanations of important research-related topics.
Subject: Medical literature.
Medical writing.
Journalism, Medical.
Journalism, Medical.
Medical literature.
Medical writing.
Journalism, Medical.
Reading.
Writing.

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