Home > Books > An Introduction to Clinical Research
An Introduction to Clinical Research
View PDF

An Introduction to Clinical Research

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Page, Piers; Eardley, William; Carr, James; Chadwick, David
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-57007-2
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 100
  • Description
  • Details
  • Also Recommended

This practical book is written specifically for junior doctors by a team of highly experienced authors, as an introductory guide to clinical research.

This book covers all areas that a junior doctor needs to consider, including funding, study design, ethics, data analysis, disseminating findings, and furthering one's research career. It presents a balance view of clinical research and is written by authors actively involved in clinical research both at the 'coal-face' and at a more supervisory level.

Research can be a difficult process and it is essential to make sure that the project is set up in the correct way in order to get verifiable results. This easy-to-read guide is available to help junior doctors develop a good study design and present evidence of a sound academic practice, which will make obtaining funding more likely and be time-efficient. Getting started early in research and developing a solid, gradual understanding of clinical research through using this approachable book will be of huge benefit to junior doctors and their discipline.

Features:
*Covers all areas that a junior doctor will need to consider when embarking on clinical research
*Full of practical advice and case studies to help the reader improve their research
*Explains difficult concepts and techniques in a simple manner
*Includes sections on statistical analysis and ethics, making this book a 'one-stop shop'

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Page, Piers; Eardley, William; Carr, James; Chadwick, David
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-57007-2
  • Specialty:
    General Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 224
  • Illustrations: 11
  • Year: 2012
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 100

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Embase® Embase increases the discovery of biomedical evidence to support critical life sciences functions, delivering relevant, up-to-date biomedical information to the global biomedical research community.
JOTM
Food Science & Technology Abstracts FSTA® covers topics relating to every aspect of the food chain including all the major food commodities plus biotechnology, microbiology, food safety, additives, nutrition, packaging and pet foods.
JOTM
American Journal of Gastroenterology As the leading clinical journal covering gastroenterology and hepatology, AJG provides practical and professional support for clinicians dealing with the gastroenterological disorders seen most often in patients.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-Based Practice is a quarterly journal focused on topics relevant to the daily practice of family medicine and contains content addressing timely and pertinent questions related to patient care.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Access Device Standards of Practice for Oncology Nursing
An essential resource for nurses practicing in a wide range of settings to ensure safe, effective care of patients with VADs.

Fundamentals of High-Resolution Lung CT: Common Findings, Common Patterns, Common Diseases, and Differential Diagnosis
Provides a straightforward guide to understanding the high-resolution lung CT (HRCT) assessment of diffuse lung diseases.