Research Methods for Nurses and Midwives: Theory and Practice (Paperback) by Harvey Merryl Land Lucy
This book is the only research methods book you need to succeed whilst studying nursing and midwifery. Ideal for all pre and beyond registration nurses this book has everything you need to know about consuming critiquing and using research; it then builds on this foundation to develop these ideas into workable practice for real-world research. Inspired by over 25 years combined experience the authors have structured the book around the complimentary spheres of theory and practice and take you through each step of the research process demonstrating how to choose a question design your research proposal collect data analyse your findings and write up your research. It explores: Evidence-based research; Literature and systematic reviews; Ethics; Secondary Data; Research design; Methodologies and individual methods; and Data analysis - quantitative and qualitative. Interwoven with case studies and embracing quantitative qualitative and mixed methods alike this balanced textbook provides an introduction to a wide range of theories and methods and is packed full of material specially created to meet student and instructor needs. Whether you are new to research methods or returning to formal education and hoping to conduct your own research this book is your ideal companion.