Conducting your Pharmacy Practice Research Project: Third Edition


Felicity J. Smith
Price: £30.00

Research in pharmacy practice and medicines use is an important component of many undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes. It is seen as invaluable in informing professional practice and service development.

The new edition of Conducting Your Pharmacy Practice Research Project has been strengthened and comprehensively revised and expanded in recognition of the increased diversity of projects undertaken by students. Additionally, it now includes new chapters on types of projects and patient and public involvement.

This clear and concise handbook considers the stages of the research process in logical order, from planning of the project through to dissemination of the findings.


Part 1: Preparation, planning and management

  • Introduction

  • Types of projects

  • Setting up the project, protocol development and ethics

  • Project management

  • Patient and public involvement

  • For supervisors

Part 2: Scientific enquiry and research/service evaluation methodology

  • A scientific approach to your project

  • Reviewing the literature

  • Study design

  • Sources of information, datasets, sampling and recruitment

  • Data collection: survey research and questionnaires

  • Data collection: interviews and focus groups

  • Data collection: prospective methods

  • Existing datasets and secondary analyses

  • Data processing and analysis

Part 3: Writing up and dissemination of finding

  • The project report

  • Dissemination of the findings

Extent 240 pages ISBN 9780857113931
Size N/A Price £30.00
Format Paperback Published 17 Jun 2020
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