Presentation on theme: "Research: Preliminary work Dr. Pushpa Raj Sharma Professor of Child Health Institute of Medicine."— Presentation transcript:
Research: Preliminary work Dr. Pushpa Raj Sharma Professor of Child Health Institute of Medicine
create a sense of interest in a subject Exposure to subject Peers influence Resources, etc. Choosing a topic
Why have I a interest in this subject? I can repeat from others. It is a problem I face very often. There are no appropriate answers. …………………………….
Problem statement Relevance Avoidance of duplication Feasibility Applicability Urgency Ethical acceptability
Formulation of the problem statement Socioeconomic and cultural characteristics Statistics to justify the problem The nature of the problem The past work Expected result
Summary questions you must have asked when you have chosen the topic for your study: What is the problem? What is the relevance of this problem? What information is already available? What do you hope to achieve by your study?
Literature review Where did the problem came from? What is already known about this problem? What other methods have been tried to solve it?
What additional data are needed to meet the objectives? How these data are collected? Is it ethical to conduct the study in the way you want to do? Literature review
How these collected data are going to be analyzed? What is the expected outcome and how much it is useful? Literature review How does the article compare in relation to other studies, discussing particularly any differences in results.
How does the article compare in relation to other studies, discussing particularly any differences in results. Meaning of the study: Possible mechanism and implications for clinicians or policy makers. Unanswered questions and future research. Literature review
What are the principal findings Strength and weakness of the study. Literature review
Summary: Literature review What is the research question? What is the population about which the research questions is being asked? How are the data presented? How results are interpreted and evaluated? Final evaluation?
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