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Making Sense of Research in Nursing, Health and Social Care

Making Sense of Research in Nursing, Health and Social Care

Sixth Edition
  • Pam Moule - University of the West of England, UK

January 2018 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

What is research and how does it work in the context of nursing, health and social care? Now in its 6th edition, this easy to read guide keeps on providing a concise overview of the different research methods and terminology and helps readers understand how research is implemented in practice.

The new edition includes:

o   Case examples of real research from a variety of settings and countries

o   Updates in light of the new NMC standards, more on critical appraisal tools and service improvement

o   Chapter learning outcomes and key points 

o   A companion website featuring an interactive glossary, reflective exercises and free access to SAGE journal articles for students, as well as SAGE videos and seminar notes for lecturers and more

This is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of nursing and health in the UK and internationally.

Chapter 1: The Role of Research in the Health and Social Care Professions
Chapter 2: The Nature of Knowledge in Health and Social Care
Chapter 3: Overview of the Research Process
Chapter 4: Ethical Issues
Chapter 5: Searching and Reviewing the Literature
Chapter 6: Approaches to and Design of Research in Health and Social Care
Chapter 7: Research Problems, Aims, Questions and Hypotheses
Chapter 8: Sampling
Chapter 9: Understanding Data Collection Techniques
Chapter 10: Making Sense of Data Analysis
Chapter 11: Critical Appraisal of Health and Social Care Research
Chapter 12: Disseminating and Implementing Research

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