Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy by Judith GarrardHealth Sciences Literature Review Made Easy by Judith Garrard

Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy

byJudith Garrard

Paperback | June 2, 2013

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Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy, Fourth Edition is an essential text for your nursing research course and provides students with a solid foundation and the tools they need to evaluate articles and research effectively. The Fourth Edition builds on the digital updates made to the previous edition and highlights the Matrix Method and the skills necessary to critically evaluate articles. The text also covers Method Maps, which teach students how to effectively construct a research study.The author leads students through the process of how to manage a quality literature review in the context of evidence-based practice. A case study highlighting a typical graduate student is woven throughout the text to illustrate the importance of literature reviews and evidence-based practice.Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy, Fourth Edition is appropriate for graduate level nursing courses as well as undergraduate Nursing Research courses that require literature reviews.
Judith Garrard, PhD, is a research psychologist with postgraduate training in epidemiology. She is has been a professor at the University of Minnesota since 1971. She is the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research in the School of Public Health and Professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Pub...
Title:Health Sciences Literature Review Made EasyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:June 2, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1284029980

ISBN - 13:9781284029987


Table of Contents

Part One: Fundamentals of Literature Review Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Basic ConceptsPart Two: The Matrix Method Chapter 3: Paper Trail: How to Plan and Manage a Search of the Literature Chapter 4: Documents Folder: How to Select and Organize Documents for Review Chapter 5: Review Matrix: How to Abstract the Research Literature Chapter 6: Synthesis: How to Use a Review Matrix to Write a SynthesisPart Three: Applications Using the Matrix Method Chapter 7: A Library of Lit Review Master Folders Chapter 8: The Matrix Indexing System Chapter 9: Matrix Applications by Health Sciences Professionals