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Crash Course Medical Research, Audit and Teaching: the Essentials for Career Success Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Amit Kaura, MSc (Dist), BSc (Hons), MB ChB, MRCP (UK), AFHEA, AMInstLM
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Crash Course Medical Research, Audit and Teaching: the Essentials for Career Success Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780702081248
Page Count: 344
Imprint: Elsevier
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Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.

This volume concisely brings together the wide range of skills needed for interpreting or conducting medical research and audit. It starts with the basics of medical data analysis and interpretation, followed by how to critically review published studies and even extends to advice on career advancement including CV writing, securing academic opportunities and teaching. This book will allow you to build competence and confidence in the world of medical research.  

  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
  • Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
  • Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
  • Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
  • Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast
  • Section 1: The essentials for career success

    Chapter 1. An introduction to research, audit and teaching

    Chapter 2. Evidence-based medicine

    Chapter 3. How to get involved

    Chapter 4. Presenting your findings

    Chapter 5. Publishing your findings

    Chapter 6. Writing a successful Curriculum Vitae

    Section 2: Research methodology

    Chapter 7. Handling data

    Chapter 8. Investigating hypotheses

    Chapter 9. Systematic review and meta-analysis

    Chapter 10. Research design

    Chapter 11. Randomised controlled trials

    Chapter 12. Cohort studies

    Chapter 13. Case–control studies

    Chapter 14. Measures of disease occurrence and cross-sectional studies

    Chapter 15. Ecological studies

    Chapter 16. Case report and case series

    Chapter 17. Qualitative research

    Chapter 18. Confounding

    Chapter 19. Screening, diagnosis and prognosis

    Chapter 20. Statistical techniques

    Chapter 21. Economic evaluation

    Chapter 22. Critical appraisal checklists

    Chapter 23. Crash course in statistical formulae

    Section 3: Audit and its loop: the modern approach to improving healthcare practice

    Chapter 24. Clinical audit

    Chapter 25. Quality improvement

    Section 4: Teaching theory and practice

    Chapter 26. Medical education

    Chapter 27. Designing a teaching session and teaching programme

    Chapter 28. Teaching methods

    Chapter 29. Teaching materials

    Chapter 30. Evaluation, assessment and feedback

    Chapter 31. Dealing with the student in difficulty

  • Amit Kaura, MSc (Dist), BSc (Hons), MB ChB, MRCP (UK), AFHEA, AMInstLM, Specialist Registrar in Cardiology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust; NIHR Academic Clinicl Fellow in Cardiology, Imperial College London; National Heart and Lung Institute, Hammersmith Hospital, London UK
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