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Research- Chapter 2

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Glossary

 

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A condition in which the identity of subjects remains unknown, even to the researcher, to protect subjects participating in a study and to promote objective results. Double BlindedAnonymity.
A type of study designed to gather knowledge that has direct clinical application.Applied Research
A type of study designed to develop the knowledge base and extend theory without direct focus on clinical application.Basic Research
Protecting data that are gathered or learned from patients by not disclosing information without their permission.Confidentiality
A type of no experimental study designed to examine the relationship between and among variables.Correlational Research
A study that collects data at a particular point in time and does not require follow-up.Cross-sectional research
A type of no experimental study designed to provide a knowledge base when little is known about a phenomenon; used to describe variables rather than to test a predicted relationship.Descriptive Research
A study in which the researcher manipulates and controls one or more variables and observes the effect on one or more other variables.Experimental Research
The protection of subjects participating in a research study; includes the right to freedom from injury, the right to privacy and dignity, and the right to anonymity and confidentiality.Human Rights
A study that follows a cohort of subjects and collects data over time.Longitudinal Research
A study that examines data collected in the present.Prospective Research
A study that examines data collected in the past.Retrospective Research
Those persons who are relatively or absolutely incapable of protecting their own interests and unable to provide meaningful informed consent.Vulnerable research Participants
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Types of Research

 

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What is the point of the research processIt provides a general strategy for gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data to answer research questions or test hypotheses
What is the major purpose of Basic Researchobtain empirical data that can be used to develop, refine, or test a theory without immediate concern for direct application to clinical practice. This method closely resembles the work done in laboratories and is associated with scientists
Who is the main readers in Peer Review ArticlesOther Writers of similar articles
The Review Process is Characterize byAnonymity, Acceptance ratio, Time scale, Content Accuracy
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