An introduction to research for primary dental care clinicians

An introduction to research for primary dental care clinicians is a series of nine papers, first published in 2010, which introduce readers to the basic principles of research methodology, discuss the relevance of research to primary dental care, and provide an overview of the different stages in a research project.

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The guidance was updated and expanded in May 2022 with the publication of An Introduction to Clinical Research for Health and Social Care Professionals, edited by Ario Santini and Kenneth A Eaton. This is available in print or as an e-book from Author House through the above link, and an abridged online version will be made available by the College in due course.

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