Foundations of clinical research : applications to practice / Leslie Gross Portney, Mary P. Watkins

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Author
Portney, Leslie Gross.

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Imprint
Norwalk, Conn. : Appleton & Lange, c1993
Descript
xxvii, 722 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. Introduction: A Concept of Research -- 2. The Role of Theory in Clinical Research -- 3. Ethical Issues in Clinical Research -- 4. Principles of Measurement -- 5. Reliability -- 6. Validity of Measurements -- 7. The Research Question -- 8. Sampling -- 9. Experimental Control -- 10. Experimental Design -- 11. Sequential Clinical Design -- 12. Single-Case Experimental Designs -- 13. Descriptive Research -- 14. Surveys -- 15. Epidemiology -- 16. Other Research Approaches -- 17. Descriptive Statistics and Measures of Variability -- 18. Statistical Inference -- 19. Comparison of Group Means: The t-Test -- 20. The Analysis of Variance -- 21. Multiple Comparison Tests -- 22. Nonparametric Tests of Significance -- 23. Correlation --
24. Regression -- 25. Analysis of Frequencies: Chi Square -- 26. Statistical Measure of Reliability -- 27. Multivariate Analysis -- 28. Data Management -- 29. Writing a Research Proposal -- 30. Reporting the Results of Clinical Research -- 31. Evaluating Research Reports -- App. A. Statistical Tables -- App. B. Summary of Statistical Procedures -- App. C. Power Analysis and Determination of Sample Size -- App. D. Transformation of Data -- App. E. Sample Informed Consent Form.
Subject
Medicine -- Research -- Methodology.
Research -- methods.
Alt Author
Watkins, Mary P.
Add Title
Clinical research
ISBN
0838510655
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OCoLC
19990331132434.7
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