Saks and Allsop's Researching Health offers a comprehensive introduction to research methods for healthcare students. The new third edition includes important theoretical updates, and further international content, with contributors covering a number of specialisms and providing perspectives on core topics from the UK, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Portugal, Canada, and Spain.
There are also 6 new chapters on:
- Principles of Health Research
- Methods of Sampling in Qualitative Health Research
- Qualitative Data Analysis
- Using secondary data in health research
- Online research in health
- Evaluating health research
The book is supported by case studies, end-of-chapter exercises, annotated further reading, and access to online resources for both students and lecturers, consisting of SAGE journal articles, web links, PowerPoint slides, and teaching notes for each chapter.
- Teaching Notes to help facilitate discussion in class.
- PowerPoints Slides featuring figures, tables and key topics from the book.
- Chapter Summaries for each chapter.
- Free access to selected SAGE Journal articles
- Web links to relevant resources that will broaden understanding of chapter topics
- A Dataset for Chapter 17
- Key Concepts to strengthen understanding of key terms that appear in the book.