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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It has been written by nurses for nurses and is research-minded, conceptually and theoretically up-to-date and student-centred. It is a comprehensive introduction to nursing research that will allow readers to build up their understanding of the research process and develop confidence in its practical application.
Text supported by examples from ‘real life’ research
International perspective on nursing research
Comprehensive coverage including established and innovative designs and methods
"My first reaction on receiving this book for review was ‘Do we really need another Nursing Research text book?’ However on careful reading I am convinced that this is no ordinary volume and I believe that it will become an essential resource for students and practitioners. Indeed I have already used it in teaching undergraduate and post-graduate health care students and have recommended it to many as a comprehensive and useful source of information... In summary this publication is an excellent addition to the resources available to nursing and health care students and practitioners to enable them to understand the difficult and challenging concepts in the design and methods underpinning research." Nurse Education in Practice, July 2009
Edited by Roger Watson, BSc, PhD, RGN, CBiol, FIBiol, ILTM, FRSA, Professor of Nursing, Graduate School of Nursing University of Sheffield, UK; Hugh McKenna, PhD, RMN, RGN DipN(Lond), Adv Dip Ed, RNT, Dean, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster; Visiting Professor, Nursing Research, University of Nortumbria; Visiting Professor, Nursing Research, University of Bangor, Wales, UK; Seamus Cowman; and John Keady
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