Research Methods in Health 2nd Edition is an introductory text that shows students different research techniques and how they are of value to the health professions. The text assumes no prior knowledge and is written in an appealing student-friendly style using examples to demonstrate the relevance of research to health care practice. Written to be inclusive of all health professions, fostering a team-based approach to health care practice. Covers qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research methods. Shows how to decide which research method to use and when. Draws sensible links between evidence-based practice and research methodology. Stop & Think boxes encourage students to critically reflect on the content. Research in Practice boxes demonstrate how research can be applied in clinical practice. New to this edition New chapter on 'metasynthesis of qualitative research for evidence-based practice' More material on how to critically evaluate qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research Research Methods in Health 2nd Edition is also available as an e-book.