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Beyond the Clinic : Survival Skills for the Ophthalmologist - Murray

Beyond the Clinic

Survival Skills for the Ophthalmologist

By: Murray

Paperback Published: 22nd August 2002
ISBN: 9780750644877
Number Of Pages: 192

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Section I: 'Me, myself, I': Preparation of CV: Interview Skills; Assessm ent/Appraisal; Section II: 'Clinical Research: First Steps': Study Prere quisites: Funding issues; The literature search; The ethics application; Study Requisites: Capturing information; data recording; questionnaires ; data storage; maintenance of confidentiality; patient consent form; pa tient information; Section III: 'Clinical Research: Second Steps': Descr iptive Statistics; Means, dispersion measures, correlation, graphs; Infe rential Statistics; Hypothesis tests, power; types of data; sample size; confidence intervals; Basic Epidemiology; Health Economics; Cost effect iveness; Section IV: 'Assessing and Assessment': Critical Appraisal; Rea ding the journals; Clinical Audit; Section V: 'The Written Word': The Ab solute Basics; Elementary English grammar; common 'howlers'; English as a foreign language; US English spelling and usage; The Meeting Abstract ; Structured abstract only, what to avoid; what to include; Writing for Journals; Authorship; which journal? impact factors; the editorial proce ss; tips for dealing with editors and editorial staff; proofs and proof

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgementp. xi
Me, myself, Ip. 1
Preparing a CVp. 3
Interview skillsp. 9
Assessment and appraisalp. 19
Clinical governancep. 23
Undertaking research--first stepsp. 27
Fundingp. 29
Searching the literaturep. 42
Seeking ethical approvalp. 53
Undertaking research--second stepsp. 65
Gathering datap. 67
Describing datap. 76
Inferring from datap. 84
Further data analysesp. 92
Other analytical approachesp. 100
Evidence in practicep. 107
Critical appraisalp. 109
Clinical auditp. 114
The written wordp. 121
Writing for journalsp. 123
Correspondence and case historiesp. 138
The IMRAD journal articlep. 146
The posterp. 155
The spoken wordp. 163
Presentation skillsp. 165
Audiovisual aidsp. 173
Contacts and addressesp. 183
Indexp. 195
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ISBN: 9780750644877
ISBN-10: 0750644877
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 22nd August 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.22 x 14.12  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.31

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