TITLE

chapter 3: The Research Problem

AUTHOR(S)
Ayachi, Salah
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Physician Assistant's Guide to Research & Medical Literature;2005, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 3 of the book "Physician Assistant's Guide to Research and Medical Literature" is presented. It focuses on the development and refinement of a research problem. It mentions the critical steps in the research and scientific process including identification of the research problem and providing definitions in terms that can be investigated, studied and researched. It stresses the time and effort needed to provide definition for the research problem and developing research question, hypothesis or null hypothesis.
ACCESSION #
59778048

 

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