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Succeeding in Literature Reviews and Research Project Plans for Nursing Students

Succeeding in Literature Reviews and Research Project Plans for Nursing Students

Third Edition

February 2017 | 224 pages | Learning Matters
This book is a practical and readable guide that will show you how to successfully complete a research project plan or literature review as part of your final year assessment. It guides you through all the necessary stages from start to finish, beginning with preparation and planning, using and critiquing research and finally writing up and completing your project. The authors also explore the crucial challenge of translating evidence into practice and how this can lead to improved decision-making, better practice and improved services.
Getting started on your final-year project
Planning and undertaking a literature review or documentary analysis
Planning your research proposal or dissertation
Using and critiquing research methods: interviews and focus groups
Analysing qualitative data
Using and critiquing research research methods: surveys and experimental designs
Analysing quantitative and understanding basic structures
Using and critiquing systematic reviews and meta-analyses
Translating evidence into practice
Writing up your literature review and documentary analysis
Writing your research proposal and dissertation

Excellent text book - very easy to read and understandable on a topic that students find difficult to understand

Dr Annemarie Brown
Department of Health & Human Sciences, Essex University
March 30, 2017

An excellent resource for all health care students. This text is very clearly laid out and easy to follow. The activities, case studies and chapter aims and summaries are particularly helpful.

Ms angela thompson
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Plymouth University
January 16, 2017

G.R. Williamson

Dr Graham R Williamson is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of Plymouth. His clinical background is in acute medical nursing. His areas of teaching expertise are in evidence-based practice and research, as well as health policy. His research interests concern supporting students in clinical practice. He is a Core Team Member of the University’s Centre of Excellence in professional Placement Learning. More About Author

Andrew Whittaker

Andrew Whittaker is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University. He has taught nursing students since the early-nineties and teaches research skills to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has worked in adult and child mental health and was the director of a mental health voluntary organization. More About Author

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