eBook Designing Clinical Research, 4th Edition

  • Stephen B. Hulley
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469840545
  • ISBN-13: 9781469840543
  • DDC: 610.72
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 378 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Designing Clinical Research has been extensively revised and continues to set the standard as a practical guide for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals involved in all forms of clinical, translational, and public health research. It presents advanced epidemiologic concepts in a reader-friendly way, and suggests common sense approaches to the challenging judgments involved in designing, funding, and implementing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Contributing Authors.
Introduction.
Acknowledgments.
1: Basic Ingredients.
2: Getting Started: The Anatomy and Physiology of Clinical Research.
3: Conceiving the Research Question and Developing the Study Plan.
4: Choosing the Study Subjects: Specification, Sampling, and Recruitment.
5: Planning the Measurements: Precision, Accuracy, and Validity.
6: Getting Ready to Estimate Sample Size: Hypotheses and Underlying Principles.
7: Estimating Sample Size and Power: Applications and Examples.
8: Study Designs.
9: Designing Cross-Sectional and Cohort Studies.
10: Designing Case–Control Studies.
11: Enhancing Causal Inference in Observational Studies.
12: Designing a Randomized Blinded Trial.
13: Alternative Clinical Trial Designs and Implementation Issues.
14: Designing Studies of Medical Tests.
15: Research Using Existing Data.
16: Implementation.
17: Addressing Ethical Issues.
18: Designing Questionnaires, Interviews, and Online Surveys.
19: Data Management.
20: Implementing the Study and Quality Control.
21: Community and International Studies.
22: Writing a Proposal for Funding Research.
Exercises.
Answers to Exercises.
Glossary.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Contributing Authors.
Introduction.
Acknowledgments.
1: Basic Ingredients.
2: Getting Started: The Anatomy and Physiology of Clinical Research.
3: Conceiving the Research Question and Developing the Study Plan.
4: Choosing the Study Subjects: Specification, Sampling, and Recruitment.
5: Planning the Measurements: Precision, Accuracy, and Validity.
6: Getting Ready to Estimate Sample Size: Hypotheses and Underlying Principles.
7: Estimating Sample Size and Power: Applications and Examples.
8: Study Designs.
9: Designing Cross-Sectional and Cohort Studies.
10: Designing Case–Control Studies.
11: Enhancing Causal Inference in Observational Studies.
12: Designing a Randomized Blinded Trial.
13: Alternative Clinical Trial Designs and Implementation Issues.
14: Designing Studies of Medical Tests.
15: Research Using Existing Data.
16: Implementation.
17: Addressing Ethical Issues.
18: Designing Questionnaires, Interviews, and Online Surveys.
19: Data Management.
20: Implementing the Study and Quality Control.
21: Community and International Studies.
22: Writing a Proposal for Funding Research.
Exercises.
Answers to Exercises.
Glossary.
Index.