ISBN-10:
0834212234
ISBN-13:
9780834212237
Pub. Date:
02/19/1999
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method / Edition 1

Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method / Edition 1

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Overview

Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method, Fifth Edition describes the practical and useful methods for reviewing scientific literature in the health sciences. The goal of this text is to serve as a resource for students who need a practical, step-by-step set of instructions for how to organize, conduct, and write a synthesis of literature on a topic of their choice.

Key Features:
Includes author hints for conducting a review
Caroline’s Quest details the process for conducting a review
Method Maps provide a visual approach for conducting a methodological review
Data Visualization reviews the history of data visualization to communicate scientific findings
Features websites and e-tutorials for citing reference materials

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834212237
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 02/19/1999
Pages: 209
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor, Division of Healthy Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Table of Contents

Part I FUNDAMENTALS OF A LITERATURE REVIEW
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Basic Concepts
Part II THE MATRIX METHOD
Chapter 3 Paper Trail Folder: How to Plan and Manage a Search of the Literature
Chapter 4 Documents Folder: How to Select and Organize Documents for Review
Chapter 5 Review Matrix Folder: How to Abstract the Research Literature
Chapter 6 Synthesis Folder: How to Use a Review Matrix to Write a Synthesis
Part III APPLICATIONS USING THE MATRIX METHOD
Chapter 7 A Library of Master Folders
Chapter 8 The Matrix Indexing System
Chapter 9 Matrix Applications by Health Sciences Professionals
Appendix A Useful Resources for Literature Reviews
Appendix B Structure of Computer Folders for the Matrix Method
Appendix C Data Visualization: A Digital Exploration

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