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The Handbook of Midwifery Research

The Handbook of Midwifery Research

by Mary Steen, Taniya Roberts
     
 

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Research is a fundamental part of midwifery practice. However, not everyone finds it easy to understand the basic principles, and particularly the language of research. This accessible handbook enables midwives and student midwives to firstly understand how to search and make sense of research evidence, how to write a research proposal and finally how to undertake a

Overview

Research is a fundamental part of midwifery practice. However, not everyone finds it easy to understand the basic principles, and particularly the language of research. This accessible handbook enables midwives and student midwives to firstly understand how to search and make sense of research evidence, how to write a research proposal and finally how to undertake a research study.

The Handbook of Midwifery Research specifically focuses on the needs of midwives and students and helps increase the knowledge and understanding of midwifery research, enabling the reader to undertake research with confidence. With case studies, learning objectives and clear examples throughout, this is an essential purchase for any midwife or student wanting to understand or undertake research. This handbook includes useful tools and techniques to assist midwives and students to keep themselves up-to-date with the best available evidence, enabling them to apply this evidence to their own clinical practice.

  • An essential resource for midwifery students as well as qualified midwives
  • Clear, straightforward, and accessible in style
  • Provides midwives and students with the skills to undertake research with confidence
  • Provides examples throughout to apply research to midwifery practice
  • Includes a glossary of research terms

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This book is clear, concise and well-referenced." (Nursing Standard, 7 March 2012)

"I found this book instantly likeable. It is easy to locate the required information, the content overall is excellent, and it outweighs its competitors by far. It is reasonably priced, and I most definitely highly recommend it." (The Royal College Of Midwives, 18 January 2012)

"This practical handbook of midwifery research is clear, concise, informative and very user-friendly ... It is reasonably priced, and I most definitely highly recommend it." (Midwives, 1 November 2011)

"The volume includes accessible examples throughout and a glossary of research terms." (Booknews, 1 June 2011)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118276228
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/22/2011
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
2 MB

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"This book is clear, concise and well-referenced." (Nursing Standard, 7 March 2012)

"I found this book instantly likeable. It is easy to locate the required information, the content overall is excellent, and it outweighs its competitors by far. It is reasonably priced, and I most definitely highly recommend it." (The Royal College Of Midwives, 18 January 2012)

"This practical handbook of midwifery research is clear, concise, informative and very user-friendly ... It is reasonably priced, and I most definitely highly recommend it." (Midwives, 1 November 2011)

"The volume includes accessible examples throughout and a glossary of research terms." (Booknews, 1 June 2011)

Meet the Author

Dr Mary Steen is Research Fellow in Midwifery at University of Central Lancashire / RCM (joint appointment). She is interested in a wide remit of midwifery and women’s health issues. Her specific focus has been on the care and consequences of perineal trauma after childbirth. Her research work has developed of a new pain relief treatment (femepad). She has published her work in several health related journals and presented at conferences. Her work has received several awards for original research and clinical innovation.

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