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: 978-0-19-957007-2

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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Description

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'

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Page, Piers; Eardley, William; Carr, James; Chadwick, David
ISBN: 978-0-19-957007-2
Specialty:
General Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 224
Illustrations: 11
Year: 2012
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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