Saks and Allsop's Researching Health offers a comprehensive introduction to research methods for health care students and practitioners. 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 6 NEW chapters on:
- Principles of Health Research
- Methods of Sampling in Qualitative Health Research
- Qualitative Data Analysis and Health Research
- Researching Health Care Management Using Secondary Data
- Online Research in Health
- Disseminating and 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.
Researching Health is a coherent and comprehensive guide to conducting research within the health and social sciences. The third edition successfully guides the reader through a range of methodologies and methods – unpacking complex theoretical positions to address contemporary issues in health research. The interdisciplinary and international contributions add significant value to this excellent research text.