Public Health Research Methods

Public Health Research Methods

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Public Health Research Methods, edited by Greg Guest and Emily Namey, provides a comprehensive foundation for planning, executing, and monitoring public health research of all types. The book goes beyond traditional epidemiologic research designs to cover state-of-the-art, technology-based approaches emerging in the new public health landscape. Written by experts in the field, each chapter includes a description of the research method covered, examples of its application in public health, clear instructions on how to execute the method, and a discussion of emerging issues and future directions. In addition, each chapter addresses the topic in the context of global health and health disparities. Such breadth provides readers with practical tools they can use in the field, as well as a current understanding of conceptual discussions. Illustrated with engaging case studies that enhance understanding of the concepts presented, Public Health Research Methods is a comprehensive, must-have reference ideal for researchers in all sectorsa€”government, academia, and non-profit.While not a legally binding entity, the Nuremburg Code brought ethics to the foreground of research discourse and ... of Human Subjects of Research, outlining fundamental ethical principles underlying research involving human subjects.

Title:Public Health Research Methods
Author:Greg Guest, Emily E. Namey
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2014-02-16


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