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Research methods in health: investigating health and health services. 4th edition

Research methods in health: investigating health and health services. 4th edition
Research methods in health: investigating health and health services. 4th edition
This bestselling book provides an accessible introduction to the concepts and practicalities of research methods in health and health services. This new edition has been extensively re-worked and expanded and now includes expanded coverage of:

Qualitative methods
Social research
Evaluation methodology
Mixed methods
Secondary data analysis
Literature reviewing and critical appraisal
Evidence based practice

Covering all core methodologies in detail the book looks at the following kinds of health research:

health needs
morbidity and mortality trends and rates
costing health services
sampling for survey research
cross-sectional and longitudinal survey design
experimental methods and techniques of group assignment
questionnaire design
interviewing techniques
coding and analysis of quantitative data
methods and analysis of qualitative observational studies
unstructured interviewing
health, health service, health services, methods, research, service, services
0335262740
McGraw Hill; Open University Press
Bowling, Ann
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Bowling, Ann
796ca209-687f-4079-8a40-572076251936

Bowling, Ann (2014) Research methods in health: investigating health and health services. 4th edition , Maidenhead, GB. McGraw Hill; Open University Press, 536pp.

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This bestselling book provides an accessible introduction to the concepts and practicalities of research methods in health and health services. This new edition has been extensively re-worked and expanded and now includes expanded coverage of:

Qualitative methods
Social research
Evaluation methodology
Mixed methods
Secondary data analysis
Literature reviewing and critical appraisal
Evidence based practice

Covering all core methodologies in detail the book looks at the following kinds of health research:

health needs
morbidity and mortality trends and rates
costing health services
sampling for survey research
cross-sectional and longitudinal survey design
experimental methods and techniques of group assignment
questionnaire design
interviewing techniques
coding and analysis of quantitative data
methods and analysis of qualitative observational studies
unstructured interviewing

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Published date: June 2014
Keywords: health, health service, health services, methods, research, service, services
Organisations: Faculty of Health Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 371922
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/371922
ISBN: 0335262740
PURE UUID: 33c84b21-929b-45fb-ad07-72ee80b97923

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Date deposited: 19 Nov 2014 10:27
Last modified: 11 Dec 2021 05:31

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