Practical guide for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals involved in all forms of clinical, translational, and public health research. Suggests common sense approaches to the challenging judgments involved in designing, funding, and implementing.
The purpose of the present study was to formulate and define standards for reporting qualitative research while preserving the requisite flexibility to accommodate various paradigms, approaches, and methods.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has sponsored the Qualitative Research Guidelines Project to develop a website that will be useful for people developing, evaluating and engaging in qualitative research projects in healthcare settings.
Encompasses all the major research phases of qualitative research (startup, design, data collection, analysis, and composing) as well as newly emerging trends. Vignettes show how other scholars have successfully implemented specific procedures.
Discusses the why and how of each step of data-based medical research, using examples from contemporary literature that illustrate the different research methods. The research steps are comprehensively covered from the selection of the topic to the final publication.
Introduction and overview to conducting, analyzing and assessing observational studies. Examples are based on clinical features of people, biomarkers, lifestyle habits and environmental exposures, and evaluating quality of care.
Designed to develop and facilitate the ability to conduct research and understand the practical value of designing, conducting, interpreting, and reporting behavioral and social science research findings in the health science and medical fields.