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Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation, Second Edition
Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation, Second Edition

Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

ISBN10: 1260441784 | ISBN13: 9781260441789
By Rajender R. Aparasu and John P. Bentley
© 2020

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An essential text for any Pharmacy Research Design/Drug Literature course

Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation, Second Edition is a unique resource that provides a balanced approach covering critical elements of clinical research, biostatistical principles, and scientific literature evaluation techniques for evidence-based medicine. It is the ideal foundation for professional pharmacy students and a key resource for pharmacy residents, research fellows, practitioners, and clinical researchers.

This highly accessible text provides comprehensive course content that meets or exceeds the curriculum standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Written by expert authors specializing in pharmacy practice and research, this valuable text will provide pharmacy students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of drug literature evaluation with a strong grounding in research and biostatistical principles.

About the Editors
Preface to the First Edition
SECTION 1 Principles of Clinical Research
Chapter 1 The Scientific Approach to Research and Practice
Chapter 2 Ethical Considerations in Clinical Research
Chapter 3 Research Design and Methods
Chapter 4 Randomized-Controlled Trials
Chapter 5 Cohort and Case-Control Studies
Chapter 6 Other Observational Studies
Chapter 7 Case Reports and Case Series
SECTION 2 Statistical Principles and Data Analysis
Chapter 8 Measurement and Descriptive Analysis
Chapter 9 Interpretation and Basic Statistical Concepts
Chapter 10 Bivariate Analysis and Comparing Groups
Chapter 11 Simple and Multiple Linear Regression
Chapter 12 Logistic Regression and Survival Analysis
Chapter 13 Sample Size and Power Analysis
Chapter 14 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
SECTION 3 Principles of Drug Literature Evaluation
Chapter 15 Principles of Evidence-Based Medicine
Chapter 16 Introduction to Drug Literature
Chapter 17 Evaluating Clinical Literature: An Overview
Chapter 18 Evaluating Randomized Controlled Trials
Chapter 19 Evaluating Observational Studies
Chapter 20 Evaluating Qualitative Research Studies
Chapter 21 Applying Drug Literature to Patient Care
Chapter 22 Basics of Journal Club
Appendix A

About the Author

Rajender R. Aparasu

John P. Bentley

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