Guidelines For Reporting Health Research

Author: David Moher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118715616
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Guidelines For Reporting Health Research from the Author: David Moher. Guidelines for Reporting Health Research is a practical guide to choosing and correctly applying the appropriate guidelines when reporting health research to ensure clear, transparent, and useful reports. This new title begins with an introduction to reporting guidelines and an overview of the importance of transparent reporting, the characteristics of good guidelines, and how to use reporting guidelines effectively in reporting health research. This hands-on manual also describes over a dozen internationally recognised published guidelines such as CONSORT, STROBE, PRISMA and STARD in a clear and easy to understand format. It aims to help researchers choose and use the correct guidelines for reporting their research, and to produce more completely and transparently reported papers which will help to ensure reports are more useful and are not misleading. Written by the authors of health research reporting guidelines, in association with the EQUATOR (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research) Network, Guidelines for Reporting Health Research is a helpful guide to producing publishable research. It will be a valuable resource for researchers in their role as authors and also an important reference for editors and peer reviewers.

Guidelines For Reporting Health Research

Author: David Moher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118715616
Size: 38.69 MB
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Guidelines For Reporting Health Research from the Author: David Moher. Guidelines for Reporting Health Research is a practical guide to choosing and correctly applying the appropriate guidelines when reporting health research to ensure clear, transparent, and useful reports. This new title begins with an introduction to reporting guidelines and an overview of the importance of transparent reporting, the characteristics of good guidelines, and how to use reporting guidelines effectively in reporting health research. This hands-on manual also describes over a dozen internationally recognised published guidelines such as CONSORT, STROBE, PRISMA and STARD in a clear and easy to understand format. It aims to help researchers choose and use the correct guidelines for reporting their research, and to produce more completely and transparently reported papers which will help to ensure reports are more useful and are not misleading. Written by the authors of health research reporting guidelines, in association with the EQUATOR (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research) Network, Guidelines for Reporting Health Research is a helpful guide to producing publishable research. It will be a valuable resource for researchers in their role as authors and also an important reference for editors and peer reviewers.

The Ethics Of Biomedical Big Data

Author: Brent Daniel Mittelstadt
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319335251
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The Ethics Of Biomedical Big Data from the Author: Brent Daniel Mittelstadt. This book presents cutting edge research on the new ethical challenges posed by biomedical Big Data technologies and practices. ‘Biomedical Big Data’ refers to the analysis of aggregated, very large datasets to improve medical knowledge and clinical care. The book describes the ethical problems posed by aggregation of biomedical datasets and re-use/re-purposing of data, in areas such as privacy, consent, professionalism, power relationships, and ethical governance of Big Data platforms. Approaches and methods are discussed that can be used to address these problems to achieve the appropriate balance between the social goods of biomedical Big Data research and the safety and privacy of individuals. Seventeen original contributions analyse the ethical, social and related policy implications of the analysis and curation of biomedical Big Data, written by leading experts in the areas of biomedical research, medical and technology ethics, privacy, governance and data protection. The book advances our understanding of the ethical conundrums posed by biomedical Big Data, and shows how practitioners and policy-makers can address these issues going forward.

The Essential Guide To N Of 1 Trials In Health

Author: Jane Nikles
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401772002
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The Essential Guide To N Of 1 Trials In Health from the Author: Jane Nikles. N-of-1 trials, a type of individualized randomized controlled trial, are relevant to almost every discipline in medicine and psychology. They can tell the clinician with precision whether a treatment works in that individual, which distinguishes from the information available from most other trial designs. They have the potential to revolutionize the way clinical medicine is practiced. Whether you are a busy clinician, a researcher or a student, this book provides everything you need to know about N-of-1 trials. Written and edited by some of the world’s leading experts on N-of-1 trials, the book presents state of the art knowledge about N-of-1 trials, with chapters on ethics, statistics, health economics, design, analysis and reporting, and more. Full of examples and well illustrated, it is a comprehensive compendium of issues surrounding the design, conduct, interpretation and implementation of N-of-1 trials in a health system.

Research For Advanced Practice Nurses Second Edition

Author: Magdalena A. Mateo, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826137261
Size: 73.39 MB
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Research For Advanced Practice Nurses Second Edition from the Author: Magdalena A. Mateo, PhD, RN, FAAN. "This book should provide graduate nursing students with the knowledge to evaluate research evidence and use it in practice. With the increasing focus on EBP, this book should serve as a useful resource." Score: 100, 5 stars.--Doody's "This book would be useful for both graduate nursing students and practicing nurses."--Doody's Medical Reviews The second edition of this award-winning reference on formulating, achieving, and sustaining evidence-based practice (EBP) through clinical research updates all prior content and includes two new chapters on establishing and sustaining an evidence-based practice and environment, and how a research question drives the selection of research design, measurement, and analysis. Also featured are cutting-edge discussions of translational science and interprofessional research plus the contributions of several new authors. Designed for use by graduate students, clinical administrators, and managers and in DNP programs and in-service education, the text offers practical methods to translate evidence into practice by effectively using and appraising clinical studies. It presents research concepts in a clear, conversational tone and addresses the most current knowledge about how nurses can learn to formulate and achieve EBP as clinicians. From a single study to a meta-analysis, EBP concepts related to patient care are integrated throughout. Clinically relevant examples present ways students and staff can apply knowledge to daily clinical practice through the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical protocols. Text boxes and web references reinforce information. Taken together, the content of the Second Edition will help the nursing profession in its move toward the forefront of institutional management, research, policy decisions, and ethical considerationsĂ³all to enhance safe patient care and health. The book also includes interactive PDF with fill-in, reusable templates, and is available in enhanced eBook format that includes audio/video Q & A. New to the Second Edition: Presents new content on translational science and inter-professional research. Updates all content from the first edition. Includes two new chapters on establishing and sustaining EBT and how a research question drives the selection of a research design, measurement and analysis. Presents the contributions of several new authors. Features psychosocial and physical data collection and analysis methods. Includes guidelines on evaluating research articles, including ethical components. Suggests strategies for establishing and sustaining an organizational evidence-based practice. Presents primary ways of evaluating cost as a dimension of evidence-based practice. Offers appendices with evidence-based practice activities and protocols, and a resource list of relevant websites. Features interactive PDF with fill-in, reusable templates. Available as enhanced eBook that includes audio/video Q & A

Promoting Research Integrity In A Global Environment

Author: Tony Mayer
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814340979
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Promoting Research Integrity In A Global Environment from the Author: Tony Mayer. The World Conferences on Research Integrity provide a forum for an international group of researchers, research administrators from funding agencies and similar bodies. The second such conference, held in Singapore in July 2010. This volume brings together a selection of presentations and key guidelines and statements emerging from the Conference.

Practice Based Clinical Inquiry In Nursing

Author: Joan R. Bloch, PhD, CRNP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826126995
Size: 79.60 MB
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Practice Based Clinical Inquiry In Nursing from the Author: Joan R. Bloch, PhD, CRNP. Meticulously compiled to serve the specific needs of APRNs and nurse executives engaged in doctoral-level research, this text provides evidence-based and practice-based scholarly methods not traditionally taught in PhD or DNP programs. Building on and expanding traditional nursing research methods, the book focuses on both existing and evolving methods of clinical inquiry, some of which incorporate technology and knowledge from other disciplines. These are approaches that can be translated into clinical practice, providing the nursing profession with unprecedented opportunities for collaboration in improving health and health care systems. Methods include quality improvement, implementation science, logic models, program planning and evaluation, patient-engaged and community participatory research, dissemination research, big data, comparative effectiveness research, and systematic reviews. Chapters provide clear guidance on why and how to use a particular method, and are consistently organized to enable a comparison and contrast of different approaches in order to select the one that best fits a particular research need. The text highlights the importance of each approach, and discusses why to use a particular method for doctoral nursing work. Chapters describe how to apply the method along with how to interpret findings and disseminate them. The description of each method concludes with examples from the published literature. Practical tips for impact and success in research and program proposals add further to the text's value. Key Features: Presents research methods specifically for doctoral-level evidence-based and practice-based clinical research Describes interdisciplinary health care methodologies focused on evidence-based improvement in health care Offers practical information on why and how to use each method Provides examples of each method from published literature Written by experienced academic and practice scholars from across the U.S.

Finding What Works In Health Care

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309216710
Size: 68.20 MB
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Finding What Works In Health Care from the Author: Institute of Medicine. Healthcare decision makers in search of reliable information that compares health interventions increasingly turn to systematic reviews for the best summary of the evidence. Systematic reviews identify, select, assess, and synthesize the findings of similar but separate studies, and can help clarify what is known and not known about the potential benefits and harms of drugs, devices, and other healthcare services. Systematic reviews can be helpful for clinicians who want to integrate research findings into their daily practices, for patients to make well-informed choices about their own care, for professional medical societies and other organizations that develop clinical practice guidelines. Too often systematic reviews are of uncertain or poor quality. There are no universally accepted standards for developing systematic reviews leading to variability in how conflicts of interest and biases are handled, how evidence is appraised, and the overall scientific rigor of the process. In Finding What Works in Health Care the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommends 21 standards for developing high-quality systematic reviews of comparative effectiveness research. The standards address the entire systematic review process from the initial steps of formulating the topic and building the review team to producing a detailed final report that synthesizes what the evidence shows and where knowledge gaps remain. Finding What Works in Health Care also proposes a framework for improving the quality of the science underpinning systematic reviews. This book will serve as a vital resource for both sponsors and producers of systematic reviews of comparative effectiveness research.

How To Report Statistics In Medicine

Author: Thomas Allen Lang
Publisher: ACP Press
ISBN: 1930513690
Size: 26.16 MB
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How To Report Statistics In Medicine from the Author: Thomas Allen Lang. How to Report Statistics in Medicine presents a comprehensive and comprehensible set of guidelines for reporting the statistical analyses and research designs and activities commonly used in biomedical research. Containing elements of a reference book, a style manual, a dictionary, an encyclopedia, and a text book, it is the standard guide in the fields of medical writing, scientific publications, and evidence-based medicine throughout the world. Features: Specific, detailed guidelines for reporting and interpreting statistics and research designs and activities in biomedical science. Sample presentations that guide you in reporting statistics correctly and completely. Coverage of current and emerging topics in statistics and trial design. Written by a senior medical writer and a senior biostatistician, the text is both clear and accurate, and the information is complete and pragmatic. Designed for anyone who needs to interpret or report statistics in medicine.