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Conducting Your Pharmacy Practice Research Project Third Edition

Conducting Your Pharmacy Practice Research Project Third Edition

Edited by Sara Garfield and Felicity Smith



Covers the stages of the research process from planning through to dissemination of the findings.

Published1st Sep, 2020
Dimensions216 x 138 mm
Page count232


Conducting Your Pharmacy Practice Research Project is a clear and concise handbook that includes new chapters on types of projects and patient and public involvement. Divided into three comprehensive sections, contents include:

  • Preparation, planning and management
  • Scientific enquiry and research methodology
  • Writing up and dissemination of the findings

This systematic guide will be of use to undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy students and their supervisors. It will also appeal to researchers unfamiliar with health services research methods and to practising pharmacists new to conducting a research project.

Part 1 Preparation, planning and management

• Introduction
• Types of pharmacy practice projects
• Setting up the project, protocol development and ethics
• Time management and working with others
• Patient and public involvement
• For supervisors

Part 2 Scientific enquiry and research/service evaluation methodology
• 7.A scientific approach to your research
• 8.Reviewing the literature
• 9.Study design
• 10.Sources of information, datasets, sampling and recruitment
• 11.Data collection: survey research and questionnaires
• 12.Data collection: interviews and focus groups
• 13.Data collection: prospective methods
• 14.Existing datasets and secondary analyses
• 15.Data processing and analysis

Part 3: Writing up and dissemination of finding
Writing the project report/research paper
Dissemination of the findings

Answers/ Index


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