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Research Made Easy in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Highly engaging and visually attractive, this clear and lively introduction to research is designed to help readers gain confidence and initiate small practice-based research projects. Providing a foundation in understanding research, it includes valuable information on how to get started, how to formulate useful and answerable research questions, a range of methodologies set in terms of their usefulness and limitations, strategies for seeing a project through completion, and writing up the results. Pitfalls and pointers are also highlighted along the way.

Paperback, 224 Pages

Published: December 2003

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07033-4

Contents

  • Section 1: Introduction
    1. Introduction
    2. General design issues
    3. Reviewing the literature
    4. Research ethics
    Section 2: Strategies
    5. Action research
    6. Case Studies
    7. Ethnography
    8. Experiments
    9. Surveys
    10. Systematic reviews
    Section 3: Collecting Data
    11. Sampling
    12. Interviews
    13. Questionnaires
    14. Observations
    Section 4: Analysis and Presentation
    15. Introduction to analysis
    16. Qualitative analysis
    17. Quantitative analysis
    Section 5: Writing Up
    1 Writing Up
    References

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