Nursing Research: Designs and Methods E-Book

Nursing Research: Designs and Methods E-Book

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Nursing Research: Designs and Methods E-Book by Roger Watson BSc PhD RN FIBiol FHEA FRSA FEANS FRCP Edin FFNMRCSI FRCN FAAN

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702033490
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/22/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 408
File size: 2 MB

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Table of Contents

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

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