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Understanding Research for Nursing Students

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November 2018 | 208 pages | Learning Matters

If you’re learning about research for the first time, or grappling with an essay or final year project, this is the nursing research book you’re looking for. Using plain language and case studies that relate research directly to every-day nursing situations, the author guides you through the central concepts you need to know to truly understand research in nursing.

Key features

  • Each chapter is linked to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses
  • Seven concise chapters that quickly answer the most common questions about research
  • Activities, scenarios and case studies bring the theory to life and show why research is so important to nursing
  • Nine podcasts to bring topics from the book to life



 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: Introducing research
 
Chapter 2: Overview of qualitative methodologies
 
Chapter 3: Data collection methods and analysis in qualitative research
 
Chapter 4: Overview of quantitative methodologies
 
Chapter 5: Data collection methods and analysis in quantitative research
 
Chapter 6: Multiple methods, evaluation and action research
 
Chapter 7: Using research

clear and logical format, introduction to research well explained in this textbook

Miss Esme Elloway
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Plymouth University
April 24, 2019

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Peter Ellis

Professor Ellis trained as a psychiatrist in Wellington and was appointed Professor in 1994. He was Head of Department from 1994-2017. Between 2012 and 2018 he was also Associate Dean for Medical Education, UOW. His research interests included affective disorders and suicidal behavior; service delivery; medical education; and the history of psychiatric treatments More About Author