2012

Principles of Research Methodology

A Guide for Clinical Investigators

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-3359-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-3360-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-14

    Overview of the Research Process

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    Pages 15-30

    Developing a Research Problem

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    Pages 31-53

    The Research Hypothesis: Role and Construction

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    Pages 55-77

    Design and Interpretation of Observational Studies: Cohort, Case–Control, and Cross-Sectional Designs

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    Pages 79-110

    Fundamental Issues in Evaluating the Impact of Interventions: Sources and Control of Bias

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    Pages 111-129

    Protocol Development and Preparation for a Clinical Trial

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    Pages 131-146

    Data Collection and Management in Clinical Research

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    Pages 147-175

    Constructing and Evaluating Self-Report Measures

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    Pages 177-195

    Selecting and Evaluating Secondary Data: The Role of Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis

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    Pages 197-205

    Sampling Methodology: Implications for Drawing Conclusions from Clinical Research Findings

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    Pages 207-231

    Introductory Statistics in Medical Research

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    Pages 233-254

    Ethical Issues in Clinical Research

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    Pages 255-268

    How to Prepare a Scientific Paper

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 269-276