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Key concepts in nursing and healthcare research

Summary: Research presents a dizzying array of terms and concepts to understand. This new book gives an overview of the important elements across nursing and health research in 42 short, straightforward chapters. Drawing on a range of perspectives from contributors with diverse experience, it will help you to understand what research means, how it is done, and what conclusions you can draw from it in your practice. Topics covered range from action research to systematic review to questionnaires. Every chapter includes a case study.

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  • ISBN: 9781446210710 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    xix, 236 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1. Principles of research in healthcare. 1. Evidence-based practice and research / Jo Rycroft-Malone -- 2. Creating a research-based culture in healthcare practice / Joyce Wilkinson -- 3. The research journey / Rebecca Hall and Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead -- 4. Paradigms and philosophies / Mike Thomas -- 5. Qualitative research / Ann Bryan with case study by Vicky Ridgway -- 6. Quantitative research / Charlotte Eost-Telling -- 7. Mixed methods research / Dawn Freshwater and Jane Cahill -- 8. Evaluation research / David Coyle -- 9. Service user-led research / Aidan Worsley -- 10. Systematic reviews / Alan Pearson -- 11. Longitudinal research / Elisabetta Ruspini with case study by Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead -- 12. Writing research bids / Neville J. ford with case study by Jean Evers -- Part 2. Qualitative research methods. 13. Action research / Chris Whitney-Cooper -- 14. Case study research / Andy Lowell -- 15. Ethnography / Annette McIntosh-Scott with case study by Jenni Templeman -- 16. Ethnomethodology / Tom Mason -- 17. Feminist research / Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead -- 18. Grounded theory / Maureen Deacon -- 19. Hermeneutics / Dean Garrett -- 20. Historical research / Pat Starkey -- 21. Narrative research / David Coyle -- 22. Observational research / Sandra Flynn -- 23. Phenomenology / David Coyle -- 24. Symbolic interactionism / Robin James Smith -- 25. Vignette research / Dave Mercer -- 26. Visual research / Jan Woodhouse -- Part 3. Quantitative research methods. 27. Experimental research / Roger Watson -- 28. Quasi-experimental design / Roger Watson -- 29. Survey research / Simon Alford -- 30. Hypotheses / Stephen Fallows -- 31. Measurement instruments / Andrew E.P. Mitchell -- 32. Statistics: descriptive / Debbie Robertson -- 33. Statistics: inferential / Mike Morris -- 34. Questionnaire construction / Liane Hayes -- 35. Use of databases / Nick Syrotiuk -- Part 4. The research process. 36. Literature review / Helen Aveyard with case study by Julie Dulson -- 37. Research design and method / Annette McIntosh-Scott with case study by Vicky Ridgway -- 38. Research ethics / Martin Johnson -- 39. Data collection and management / Mary Steen -- 40. Data analysis / Elizabeth Harlow -- 41. Presentation and discussion of results / Janice Gidman -- 42. Dissemination of findings / Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead and Michael Hellenbach with case study by Mike Brownsell.
Subject: Nursing -- Research
Medical care -- Research

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Camosun College Library.

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