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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

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