Biomedical Research Methodology

by Ranjan Das, PN Das

Biomedical Research Methodology deals with the basic concepts and principles of scientific research methods to be used in the field of medicine and health. The book has been developed as an aid for the planning and conduction of medical research. It is intended to be of help right from the formulation of the research problem, setting research objectives, designing the research study, including method of data collection, statistical analysis, up to the stage of interpretation and dissemination of the results. This book has been specifically designed to provide overall guidance to young researchers like postgraduate students in medical/dental sciences for the conduction of scientific research. It would be especially helpful for the planning and execution of the thesis project which is an essential requirement for the master’s degree. It is also intended to be of help to consumers of medical research, whom it will empower to (i) Read the research reports, (ii) Critique these reports and (iii) Summarize the finding of the reports for adopting to their clinical practice. The above three requires an understanding of the research process which has been detailed throughout this book. All the chapters include a list of the key concepts discussed therein, and also have a summary recapitulating the important points worth remembering. A comprehensive glossary and set of statistical tables (Appendices) has been provided at the end of the book for ready reference. This book would be of significant help in the planning and execution of thesis work required of the postgraduate students in various biomedical specialties.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Das Ranjan
Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, India
2. Das PN Delhi Institute of Rural Development, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789350250174
Speciality Biostatistics and Research Methodology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11438
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 256
Book Type Professional


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