Introducing Research and Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses

Introducing Research and Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses

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Want to know what research and nursing have in common? The answer is everything. Every time you meet a new patient you gather information about them, which is a form of research. This book looks at research in the context of a nursing student so you can learn how to use research skills during your study and future career. It covers everything from basic interviews, quantitative and qualitative data all the way to creating and summarizing questionnaires. Research is a fundamental part of the nursing and An Introduction to Research Methods for Nursing and Healthcare is the ideal book to get you started. qI read your excellent book, one of the only 2 I read cover to cover, and was delighted that by the end, I had a pretty good idea of what to do and write. The last section, 'How to succeed with your essay', is brilliant and I am sure I am not the only student whose bacon you saved.q Ms AC Silva, University of Greenwich qThe book is not overly academic, it debunks jargon, advises caution over reliance on internet sources and introduces new words and terminology well. There are examples of how practitioners are using research and evidence-based practice on the ground, and it keeps the reader engaged from start to finish. It is like having a friendly, informative chat.q Review by Irene Mabbott, practice development co-ordinator, evidence based practice, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Review from Nursing Standard magazine, volume 25 no. 19 January 2011 qVery easy to follow and not too much jargon.q - Ms Cobbold, INSTITUTE OF HEALTH a SOCIAL CARE, ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY qThis will be a good start for students new to research.q - Dr Horton, DIVISION OF HEALTH a SOCIAL CARE, UNIVERSITY OF SURREY qSome of the chapters in this book would be particularly useful for undergraduate students. Chapter two entitled The literature and Chapter three Evidence-based practice should provide useful information for undergraduate students studying research for the first time .q - Dr Curtis, SCHOOL OF NURSING, TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN qThis is an ideal introductory text for nursing students new to research. I read it cover to cover in two days!q - Dr McNicholas, DEPT OF NURSING a MIDWIFERY, DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY qI already recommend Rana a Upton and I think that this book offers a good complementary text. I particularly like the practice examples and thinking points that are specifically applied to nursing.q - John Aldridge, School of Health, University of Northampton qEasy to read clear adviceq - Ms Brady, SCHOOL OF NURSING, KINGSTON UNIVERSITY qFollowing reading through I found it a clear and easy to read and digest text and have been reccomending to students, q Ms Atherton, School of Health Care, LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY qThis book is straight forward in approach and is well structured.q Mrs. Caroline Downs, School of Nursing and Midwifery, UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIAIn this, research is just like any other project: it is just like planning to build a new house, for example. Get your house design Wrong and you could Waste a lot of time and money. If you do wish to build your own house, you will need to spendanbsp;...

Title:Introducing Research and Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses
Author:Jeremy Jolley
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2010


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