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Understanding clinical papers / [electronic resource] : David Bowers, Allan House, David Owens, Bridgette Bewick.

Author/Creator:
Bowers, David, 1938- author.
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (ix, 247 pages)
Subjects:
Medical literature.
Medical writing.
Journalism, Medical.
Medical subjects:
Journalism, Medical.
Reading.
Writing.
Contents:
Some preliminaries
The abstract and introduction
The aims and objectives
Descriptive studies : qualitative
Descriptive studies : quantitative
Analytic studies
Intervention studies
Mixed methods studies
The research setting
Populations and samples in quantitative research
The sample in qualitative research
Identifying and defining cases
Controls and comparisons
Identifying the characteristics of quantitative data
Summarising the characteristics of quantitative data
Identifying and summarising the characteristics of qualitative data
Measuring the characteristics of participants : quantitative
Measuring the characteristics of participants : qualitative
Measuring the characteristics of measures
Measurement scales
Exploring and explaining topic guides
Fractions, proportions and rates
Risk and odds
Ratios of risks and odds
Confidence intervals for means, proportions, and medians
Confidence intervals for ratios
Hypothesis testing
Measuring association
Measuring agreement
Linear regression
Logistic regression
Measuring survival
Systematic review
Analysing qualitative data
Results in text and tables
Results in pictures
The discussion and conclusions
References
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 20, 2013).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Elsie de Renzo Orlando Fund.
Contributor:
House, Allan, author.
Owens, David, 1954- author.
Bewick, Bridgette, author.
EBSCOhost
Elsie de Renzo Orlando Fund.
Other format:
Print version: Bowers, David, 1938- author. Understanding clinical papers
ISBN:
9781118760000 (electronic bk. : Adobe PDF)
111876000X (electronic bk. : Adobe PDF)
9781118760215 (MobiPocket)
1118760212 (MobiPocket)
9781118760284 ( ePub)
111876028X ( ePub)
9781118232828 (pbk.)
Publisher Number:
99956404365
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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