For research to be effective, it is essential that every aspect of the study is well planned. Health Science Research has been written to help researchers from all disciplines conduct their studies with this kind of integrity. Each chapter covers a specific area fo conducting a study, including: - formulating the research question - preparing a grant application - subject recruitment - data collection and analysis - interpreting the results of the study. This informative text is designed to be a user friendly research, reference and study tool. It has been organised into eight chapters, each of which covers a specific area of conducting a research study. This book will be of particular value to scientists, research assistants, qualified or trainee physicians, nurses and allied health workers. The book will also be an essential companion for students in all disciplines who want to learn more about how to do good research.
Conducting the Study
Conducting the Study[Page 153]
The objectives of this section are to understand:
- how to manage a study; and
- how to ensure that high quality data is collected.
Once the funding for a research study is received, the data collection stages must be properly planned and conducted so that the scientific integrity of the study is maintained throughout. It is not only ...