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The Issue Features...
Research Methodology
Vol.15 No.2 Mar & Apr 2018
•  Review of Literature
•  Research Methods
•  Clinical Trial
•  Research Problem
•  Research Design
•  Sampling for Quantitative Research
•  Research Surveys
•  Sampling Fundamentals
•  Ethical Guidelines Links
•  Research Methodology in Ophthalmology
•  History of Clinical Research
•  Featured Personality

•   Past Issues


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  • RESEARCH IN HEALTHCARE

  • This chapter is concerned with describing the different types of research that are most frequently used in health care, particularly in clinical settings. Specific aspects of the research process, role of information technology in research methodology.

  • TYPES OF STUDY IN MEDICAL RESEARCH

  • This article focuses about the main areas of medical research and study type: basic (experimental), clinical, and epidemiological research.

  • RESEARCH METHODS: THE BASICS

  • This article focuses on structuring and planning a research project, the ethical issues involved in research, different types of data and how they are measured, collecting and analysing data in order to draw sound conclusions.

  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY - NEW AGE INTERNATIONAL

  • This article focuses on consisting of enunciating the problem, formulating a hypothesis, collecting the facts or data, analysing the facts and reaching certain conclusions either in the form of solution(s) towards the concerned problem or in certain generalisations for some theoretical formulation.

  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  • In this manuscript various components of research are listed and briefly discussed. The topics considered in this write-up cover a part of the research. The manuscript is intended for students.

  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY - IHM GWALIOR

  • This article gives details of research definition, type of research, formulating the research problem and research methods.

  • CLINICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY I: INTRODUCTION TO RANDOMIZED TRIALS

  • This article provides the details information about randomized clinical trial with WHO definition.

  • OVERVIEW OF CLINICAL RESEARCH METHODS: HOW DOES CLINICAL RESEARCH HELP PATIENTS AND THE NHS?

  • This article gives detailed about clinical research starts with overview of clinical research methods. How does clinical research help patients and the NHS?

  • CLINICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY - SEMANTIC SCHOLAR

  • This articles focuses on sample-size calculation, data collection, compilation and analysis by applying proper statistical tests, signifies the outcomes of the clinical research. The presented article includes a brief, however, an informative review of literature on methods in clinical research including clinical trial.

  • CLINICAL RESEARCH METHODS AND GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE - VUMC

  • This article describes more information about clinical research methods and good clinical practice.

  • THE MEDICAL RESEARCH HANDBOOK - CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTRE

  • The handbook has special focus on health system research, clinical research, quality assurance research and other forms of research.

  • BMC MEDICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  • Focusing on manuscripts describing a rigorous methodological approach to healthcare research, BMC Medical Research Methodology is in the top quartile of journals publishing research on health care sciences.

  • RESEARCH METHODS IN CLINICAL TRIALS - UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

  • The Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit organises and runs a course in research methods for clinical trials, which is designed to help researchers apply the most effective practical methods to answer key problems in clinical and other health care research.

  • METHODOLOGY - MRC CTU

  • This article focuses about the new methods for many clinical studies. For example, challenges include speeding up the evaluation of new therapies, finding cost-effective evidence-based methods for running trials, and developing more robust approaches to analysing time-to-event data.




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  • CLINICAL TRIAL DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY

  • This list contains Precision Medicine Trials and Important definitions and statistical considerations for trial designs and methodologies.

  • CLINICAL RESEARCH METHODS (14)

  • This module has three inter-linked components: clinical research methodology, epidemiology and data analysis.

  • PHASE III CLINICAL TRIALS: WHAT METHODOLOGY?

  • The main objective of Phase III clinical trials of medicinal products in humans is to confirm the therapeutic efficacy observed in Phase II on a large number of patients in a given disease.

  • METHODOLOGY RESEARCH — OXFORD CLINICAL TRIALS RESEARCH UNIT

  • As part of OCTRU's goal to ensure that clinical trials are designed and executed to the highest methodological and ethical standards, we participate in, and lead, methodological research of relevance to clinical trials.

  • FRACTURE REDUCTION EVALUATION (FREE) CLINICAL TRIAL METHODOLOGY

  • In the Fracture Reduction Evaluation (FREE) trial, 300 patients with 1 to 3 acute vertebral fractures were enrolled at 21 sites in 8 countries. The FREE study is a 2-year randomized controlled trial comparing balloon kyphoplasty and non-surgical care for treating spinal fractures.



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  • 6 STEPS TO INTEGRATE RESEARCH INTO HEALTHCARE DESIGN

  • Research in practice is a commitment to better healthcare design, by informing the decisions and measuring impact after occupancy. The goal of research isn't academic; it's rooted in real-world priorities to create a better environment, enhance the human experience, enable a better quality of life, quality of life, and—most important—provide value to all stakeholders by showing a tangible return on investment.

  • RESEARCH DESIGNS AND MAKING CAUSAL INFERENCES FROM HEALTH CARE

  • This article summarizes the major types of research designs used in healthcare research, including experimental, quasi-experimental, and observational studies.

  • QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH: DESIGNS RELEVANT TO NURSING AND HEALTHCARE

  • This paper gives an overview of the main quantitative research designs relevant to nursing and healthcare. It outlines some strengths and weaknesses of the designs, provides examples to illustrate the different designs and examines some of the relevant statistical concepts.



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  • SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODS - KNOWLEDGE BASE - SURVEY RESEARCH

  • Survey research is one of the most important areas of measurement in applied social research. The broad area of survey research encompasses any measurement procedures that involve asking questions of respondents.

  • WHAT IS SURVEY RESEARCH? - DEFINITION, METHODS & TYPES

  • A survey is defined as brief interviews and discussions with individuals about a specific topic. There are several types of surveys, and they should be selected based on what is best for your study. The three primary types of surveys are: Questionnaires - a series of written questions a participant answers.

  • SURVEY RESEARCH AND QUESTIONNAIRES

  • This article focuses on survey research and methods of sampling, key features of survey research, questionnaires and sampling.

  • MARKET RESEARCH SURVEYS

  • Snap Survey Software delivers innovative design, distribution and reporting tools that help you get the insight you need.

  • MAIN BENEFITS OF SURVEY RESEARCH - SNAP SURVEYS

  • Advanced survey software providers have survey solutions for all modes of survey research. What are some of the benefits of survey research?




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  • WHAT ARE THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SAMPLING IN RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  • This webpage provides details on fundamentals of sampling in research methodology.

  • IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH IN HEALTH - A PRACTICAL GUIDE

  • This guides helps to educators who teach implementation research, to funders of health research and health programmes who may be interested in supporting this type of research, and to civil society groups interested in health programmes and research who may want to use this evidence to promote good clinical and public health  practice.

  • CLINICAL GUIDELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

  • The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC), an AHRQ initiative, is a publicly available database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. Updated weekly with new content, the NGC provides physicians and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers, and others an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use.

  • GUIDELINES INDEX FOR OUTCOMES RESEARCH AND USE IN HEALTH CARE

  • This guideline provides state-of-the-art methods in outcomes research and gain acceptance of their use in research and decision-making.

  • DATA PROTECTION GUIDELINES ON RESEARCH IN THE HEALTH SECTOR

  • These guidelines seek to step through the basis on which research and clinical audit in the healthcare area can be carried out in a manner consistent with the frame work of data protection legislation.



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  • CLINICAL RESEARCH–A PRIMER FOR OPHTHALMOLOGISTS

  • Clinical research is, and has always been, crucial to furthering our understanding of ophthalmic conditions - and their treatment and prevention. A basic understanding of the methods employed in clinical research, and the way it is conducted, is invaluable for understanding the scientific basis for existing clinical definitions, diagnostic and screening criteria, and treatment recommendations. It is absolutely essential to interpreting the results of new studies and contributing one’s own insights to the body of ophthalmic knowledge.

  • WHY LEARN RESEARCH METHODOLOGY?

  • This article emphasize that each and every doctor needs to understand the basics of the science and art of research methodology. Conduction of research involves science and subsequent publication requires scientific writing which is an art in itself.



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  • EVOLUTION OF CLINICAL RESEARCH: A HISTORY BEFORE AND BEYOND JAMES LIND

  • The evolution of clinical research traverses a long and fascinating journey. The recorded history of clinical trials goes back to the biblical descriptions in 500 BC. The journey moves from dietary therapy – legumes and lemons – to drugs. After basic approach of clinical trial was described in 18th century, the efforts were made to refine the design and statistical aspects. These were followed by changes in regulatory and ethics milieu. This article captures the major milestones in the evolution of clinical trials.



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