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    DescriptionThis book aims to provide nurses and midwives with a sound theoretical knowledge base for understanding, critically appraising and undertaking research in all areas of health service provision. A comprehensive insight is provided into philosophies, methodologies and methods relevant to health care, using examples from both professions. This new edition is expanded, more detailed and includes a new chapter which offers a 'how to do' section, which nurses and midwives, beginning to engage with research for the first time, will enjoy and find useful.


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    Title
    Research Skills for Nurses and Midwives
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sue Dyson, By (author) Peter Norrie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 225
    Width: 146 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 320 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781856425032
    ISBN 10: 1856425037
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    BISAC V2.8: MED058120
    BIC subject category V2: MQD
    BISAC V2.8: MED058050
    BIC subject category V2: MQCA
    DC23: 610.73
    Thema V1.0: MQD, MQCA
    Publisher
    Mark Allen Group
    Imprint name
    Quay Books,a division of Mark Allen Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    30 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Professor Sue Dyson is a nurse and midwife by professional background, having worked for 10 years in professional practice. Since 1994 Sue has been in higher education, formerly as a lecturer in nurse education, and latterly as Head of Research for Nursing and Midwifery and Reader in Nurse Education at De Montfort University in the United Kingdom. She has recently been appointed Professor of Nursing at Middlesex University. Dr Peter Norrie has a background in biological sciences and worked in acute and critical nursing for 10 years. He is currently employed as a Principal Lecturer in Nursing and Senior Research Fellow at De Montfort University in Leicester. Peter has a passion for quantitative research which has led him to explore and teach aspects of evidence based practice to a range of nurses and other allied health practitioners, as well as leading a number of funded research projects.
    Review quote
    "Very clear explanations eg hierarchies of evidence, qualitative overview of methods, data collection & analysis." - Elizabeth Lawrence, Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University. "The aims of this book, according to the authors, are 'to provide nurses and midwives with a sound theoretical knowledge base for understanding, critically appraising and undertaking research in all areas of health service provision.' The authors meet these worthy objectives... Chapter 9 describes the steps needed to 'do research in the real world.' Chapter 9 is the best chapter in this book, as it clearly and succinctly covers all the steps needed to conduct research. Because it is written for nurses and midwives in the UK, this book specifically discusses the UK healthcare system. It is a good resource for nurses and midwives in that country." - 4 star review by Doody Enterprises, Inc, USA.
    Table of contents
    The book covers the main sources of research and evidence which nurses and midwives use to develop their practice. The two main headings explore qualitative and quantitative research in depth, avoiding jargon, but building in many examples to illustrate the topics. In addition, the application of other forms of evidence is addressed, as is the role of mixed methods designs. Not only does the book encourage nurses and midwives to develop their research and evidence skills, by the time the reader has completed it, they will have the knowledge and skills to conduct their own small scale research projects.