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MEDR5200M
Module Reading List

Health Research Methods, 2017/18, Semester 1
Bridgette Bewick
b.m.bewick@leeds.ac.uk
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Reading list

MEDR5200M Health Research Methods

Teaching session

Core Reading

Architecture of quantitative research

TBC

Architecture of qualitative research

Mays & Pope (2000). Assessing quality in qualitative research In BMJ 320; 50-52

Using questionnaires in research

Bowers, D., House , A. Owens, D., and Bewick, B.M. (2014). Measurement scales. Chapter 20 in Understanding clinical papers. West Sussex, England: Wiley, p106-117

Proportions, rates, risks, and ratios

Bowers D, House A, Owens D, Bewick B. Understanding Clinical Papers (3rd Edition). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. Chapters 22, 23

Intervention studies and systematic reviews

TBC

Introduction to research ethics

There are a number of resources on the Health Research Authority Website

http://www.hra.nhs.uk/resources/

The Research Ethics Guidebook: A Guide for Social Scientists

http://www.ethicsguidebook.ac.uk/

Introduction to statistics

TBC

Introduction to comparative statistics

Gardner MJ, Altman DG. Confidence intervals rather than P values: estimation rather than hypothesis testing. BMJ 1986;292:746-750

Altman DG, Bland JM. Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. BMJ 1995;311:485

Altman DG, Bland JM. Presentation of numerical data. BMJ 1996;312:572

Scales and tests

Bowers D, House A, Owens D, Bewick B. Understanding Clinical Papers (3rd Edition). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. Chapter 19

Intro to Patient & Public Involvement in research

Patient and Public Involvement in Health and Social care Research. A handbook for Researchers. National Institute for Health Research. Available at http://www.rds-yh.nihr.ac.uk/ppi-handbook-2/

Brett J, Staniszewska S, Mockford C, Herron-Marx S, Hughes J, Tysall C, et al. Mapping the impact of patient and public involvement on health and social care research: a systematic review. Health expectations.. 2012

international Collaboration for Participatory Health Research http://www.icphr.org/

This list was last updated on 13/10/2015