The subject of this book is health research methods in general, including literature review medthods and qualitative and quantitative methods. Illustrative examples were selected from primary care. The book helps readers to situate their research within the basic belief systems guiding human action, and learn the practical skills to critically appraise others' health research and undertake their own health research. It presents the latest knowledge on health research methods in a novel, structured manner that creatively decreases the work burden for readers by minimising the use of text as a communication medium. The book consists 80% of concise summary tables and figures which tell readers quickly what they most need to know without them having to search extensively. By necessity, the tables are clear and direct.