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DDHA 8246 Advanced Application of Practice-Based Research in Health: Welcome & Course Readings

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DDHA 8246 Course Readings

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Anonymous. (2004). Putting existing data to work to improve quality care. Quality Letter for Healthcare Leaders, 16(3), 2–9, 1. 

Casanave, C. P., & Li, Y. (2015). Novices' struggles with conceptual and theoretical framing in writing dissertations and papers for publication dagger. Publications, 3(2), 104-119. 

Cassuto, L. (2011). Demystifying the dissertation proposal. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 58(4), A36. 

Edwards, M. (2014). What does originality in research mean? A student’s perspective. Nurse Researcher, 21(6), 8–11. 

Evans, E., Grella, C. E., Murphy, D. A., & Hser, Y. (2010). Using administrative data for longitudinal substance abuse research. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 37(2), 252–271. doi: 10.1007/s11414-008-9125-3

Female Science Professor [Pseudonym]. (2012). Read me (please). The Chronicle of Higher Education, 58(20), A28. Retrieved from Education Source database. (Accession Number: 70980025)

Gelling, L., & Rodríguez-Borrego, M. A. (2014). Originality in doctoral research. Nurse Researcher, 21(6), 6–7. 

Hofferth, S. L. (2005). Secondary data analysis in family research. Journal of Marriage and Family, 67(4), 891–907. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2005.00182.x

Kiecolt, K. Jill, (1985).  Secondary Analysis of Survey Data.  Newbury Park:  Sage Publications.

MacPhail, T. (2014). The no-fail secret to writing a dissertation. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 60(27), A41.

Pearce, A., Jenkins, R., Kirk, C., & Law, C. (2008). An evaluation of UK secondary data sources for the study of childhood obesity, physical activity and diet. Child: Care, Health and Development, 34(6), 701–709. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2008.00856.x

Ségol, G. (2014). Choosing a dissertation topic: Additional pointers. College Student Journal, 48(1), 108–113. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database. (Accession Number: 96336716)

Smith, A. K., Ayanian, J. Z., Covinsky, K. E., Landon, B. E., McCarthy, E. P., Wee C. C., & Steinman, M. A. (2011). Conducting high-value secondary dataset analysis: An introductory guide and resources. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26(8), 920–929. doi: 10.1007/s11606-010-1621-5

Yiannakoulias, N. (2011). Understanding identifiability in secondary health data. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 102(4), 291–293. 

Other Readings

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