ISBN: 9780702060021
Page Count: 402
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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by Roger Watson, BSc PhD RN CBiol FIBiol ILTM FRSA FFNMRCSI FRCN FAAN, Hugh McKenna, PhD, RMN, RGN, DipN(Lond), AdvDipEd, RNT, Seamus Cowman and John Keady
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ISBN: 9780702060021
Page Count: 402
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It has been written by nurses for nurses and is research-minded, conceptually and theoretically up-to-date and student-centred. It is a comprehensive introduction to nursing research that will allow readers to build up their understanding of the research process and develop confidence in its practical application.
    • Text supported by examples from ‘real life’ research
    • International perspective on nursing research
    • Comprehensive coverage including established and innovative designs and methods
  • Section 1 Approaches to research

    The Nature and Language of Nursing Research
    Approaches to Research
    Participative Approaches to Research
    Feminist Methodology in Nursing Research
    Historical Research
    Evaluation Research

    Section 2 The process of research

    Asking Research Questions
    Accessing the Nursing Research Literature
    Synthesising Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence within a Systematic Review
    The Cochrane Collaboration, Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis
    Evaluating the Literature
    Research Governance and Research Ethics
    The Research Proposal
    Managing a Research Project
    Supervising Research Students
    Publishing and Disseminating Research

    Section 3 Research designs

    Surveys in Nursing Research and Practice
    Randomised Controlled Trials
    Single-case Experiments
    Action Research
    Grounded Theory Nursing Research
    Phenomenology
    Ethnography
    The Delphi Technique
    Longitudinal Studies
    Triangulation

    Section 4 Data collection and analysis

    Interviews
    Focus Groups
    Questionnaires
    Observation
    Q Methodology in Nursing Research
    Narrative Research and Analysis
    Qualitative Data Analysis: Achieving Order out of Chaos
    Descriptive Statistics
    Inferential Statistics
    Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis
  • Roger Watson, BSc PhD RN CBiol FIBiol ILTM FRSA FFNMRCSI FRCN FAAN, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health,The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK, Hugh McKenna, PhD, RMN, RGN, DipN(Lond), AdvDipEd, RNT, Dean, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster; Visiting Professor, Nursing Research, University of Nortumbria; Visiting Professor, Nursing Research, University of Bangor, Wales, UK, Seamus Cowman, Head of Nursing and John Keady
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