Introducing Research And Evidence-based Practice For Nursing & Healthcare Professionals

Paperback | February 26, 2013

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Research can seem difficult to get to grips with. However, this book shows you that research is essentially a simple activity and its principles can be quickly and easily understood, even if you're new to the subject. Each chapter guides you to uncover the ‘mysteries’ of research, exposing each aspect in turn, while demonstrating how research in healthcare is a practical activity, linked directly to patient care.

 
If you're a student of nursing or an allied health profession studying research for the first time, this books is for you. Research is illustrated through examples of activities which will be familiar to you from your day-to-day life, to help build your confidence in undertaking research and evidence-based practice.

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Research can seem difficult to get to grips with. However, this book shows you that research is essentially a simple activity and its principles can be quickly and easily understood, even if you're new to the subject. Each chapter guides you to uncover the ‘mysteries’ of research, exposing each aspect in turn, while demonstrating how r...

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Research can seem difficult to get to grips with. However, at the heart of this book is the view that research is essentially a simple activity, the principles of which can be readily understood by students new to the subject. Each chapter guides the reader to uncover the ‘mysteries’ of research, exposing each aspect in turn, while dem...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.5 × 6.75 × 0.65 inPublished:February 26, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0273768859

ISBN - 13:9780273768852

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 Preface
Chapter 1 - Research is simple
Chapter 2 - The literature: looking at what we already know
Chapter 3 - Evidence-based practice
Chapter 4 - Research methods and design
Chapter 5 - The nature and collection of data
Chapter 6 - Quantitative Analysis
Chapter 7 - Qualitative Research – what exactly is it?
Chapter 8 - Qualitative Research – how exactly is it done?
Chapter 9 - How to succeed with your essay on research and evidence-based practice
Appendix - Statistical Tests and Procedures
Glossary of terms