304 pages | 60 B/W Illus.
This book discusses the why and how of each step of data-based medical research that can provide basic information to emerging researchers, medical graduate students who write thesis or publish articles. The chapters are arranged in the sequence of steps for data-based research. The research steps are comprehensively covered from the selection of the topic to the final publication. Synthesis methods such as systematic review and meta-analysis, including PRISMA and MOOSE guidelines are also covered. Each chapter has separately earmarked examples from the contemporary literature that illustrate the methods, and notable information is in boxes for special attention.