Pharmacy Practice Research Methods (Paperback)Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar (editor)
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This book presents a contemporary view of pharmacy practice research covering theories, methodologies, models and techniques that are applicable. It has thirteen chapters covering the range of quantitative, qualitative, action research and mixed methods as well as management theories underpinning change in pharmacy practice. "Pharmacy Practice Research Methods" examines the evidence and impact as well as explores the future.
Pharmacy practice is rapidly transforming and as such it is to be adaptable as student and academic researchers and to not only understand techniques and methodologies, but as champions to nurture the field. There is a literature in this area but few integrated texts which cover the wide range of pharmacy practice including methodologies, evidence, practice and policy. This book provides a solid foundation for exploring these phenomenon further, and is expected to serve as a valuable resource for academics, students, policy makers and professional organisations.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 247
Weight: 3985 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 14 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201
"This is an overview of research methodologies and their use in pharmacy practice. ... The text is concise, to the point, and well organized, making chapters easy to follow and read. ... This book is useful, well written, and well referenced. ... It is a good starting point to understand how to formulate a research question and select the most appropriate research method." (Marissa Cavaretta, Doody's Book Reviews, July, 2015)
"The book focusses on especially qualitative research, and is clearly written from a social pharmacy perspective. ... This very interesting book offers a very good read ... . this book definitely gives you an understanding what pharmacy practice research is all about and where and how to start." (J. W. F. van Mil, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, Vol. 37 (958), 2015)
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