Conducting Research in Long-Term Care Settings

Conducting Research in Long-Term Care Settings

by Brenda Lewis Cleary
     
 

ISBN-10: 082611895X

ISBN-13: 9780826118950

Pub. Date: 11/04/2003

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

Nursing homes are rich repositories of data, yet are underutilized for controlled research studies. This book is a hands-on guide to conducting long-term care research in both nursing homes and home care settings. It offers an overview of possible research in the field along with practical information on how to

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Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

Nursing homes are rich repositories of data, yet are underutilized for controlled research studies. This book is a hands-on guide to conducting long-term care research in both nursing homes and home care settings. It offers an overview of possible research in the field along with practical information on how to gain access to and work with complex institutions that may not welcome change. The author also suggests the most effective research methodology for long-term care settings, and how to implement and disseminate successful research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826118950
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/04/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

    Preface
  1. Long Term Care in the United States
  2. The State of the Science of Long Term Care Research
  3. Ethical Issues in Long Term Care Research
  4. Issues of Research Design in Long Term Care
  5. Gaining Access for Research
  6. Implementing Nursing Home Research
  7. Dissemination of Findings

  8. References

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