Introduction to Research : Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies Paperback
Bridge the gap between research and practice with DePoy and Gitlin's Introduction to Research: Understanding and Applying Multiple Strategies, 4th Edition.
This completely updated, user-friendly text helps you better understand not only the research process, but also research designs and their applications to the real world of clinical practice.
Covering multiple research strategies (including both qualitative and quantitative research), it gives you a balanced approach to various research traditions, addressing the key issues that are emerging in today's health care environment. Case examples provide real-life snapshots of what it is like to participate in different types of research processes, identify research dilemmas relevant to chapter subjects, and alert you to problems you might encounter.
Authors make the topics more accessible, so research becomes more relevant - and topics come to life.
Covers experimental-type, naturalistic, and mixed method design strategies to improve your ability to compare, contrast, and integrate different methods. Presents complex information clearly in a highly readable, and easy-to-understand, manner. Includes detailed discussions of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, a unique and balanced focus that makes this text more comprehensive than others in its field. NEW! Up-to-date research methods, strategies, and references, like digital sources, visual methods, and geographical analysis, give you the latest information on research in diverse areas of health and human services.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages, Illustrated
- Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
- Publication Date: 10/03/2015
- Category: Medical research
- ISBN: 9780323261715
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