The Third Edition of this popular text focuses on clinical-practice research methods. It is written by clinicians with experience in generating and answering researchable questions about real-world clinical practice and health care—the prevention, treatment, diagnosis, prognosis, and causes of diseases, the measurement of quality of life, and the effects of innovations in health services. The book has a problem-oriented and protocol-based approach and is written at an introductory level, emphasizing key principles and their applications.
A bound-in CD-ROM contains the full text of the book to help the reader locate needed information.
PART ONE: Performing Clinical Research
PART TWO: Becoming a Clinical Researcher