Navigating the Maze of Research: Enhancing Nursing and Midwifery Practice 6e, 6th Edition

Includes Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Navigating the Maze of Research
Authors :
Debra Jackson & Elizabeth Halcomb & Helen Walthall
Navigating the Maze of Research demystifies the world of research with all the essentials you need to know – how to find relevant research papers, how to conduct your own research, and how to use research findings in your work. Produced by a hig ...view more

Navigating the Maze of Research demystifies the world of research with all the essentials you need to know – how to find relevant research papers, how to conduct your own research, and how to use research findings in your work.

Produced by a high profile editorial team including Australia’s leading nursing researcher, this valuable text is engaging and easy to read. It breaks down research processes into easily digestible sections, each brought to life with student experiences and quotes.

This sixth edition has been fully updated to include the most current advances in research methodologies and literature, and clearly lays out how these benefit nursing and midwifery practice.

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Navigating the Maze of Research demystifies the world of research with all the essentials you need to know – how to find relevant research papers, how to conduct your own research, and how to use research findings in your work.

Produced by a high profile editorial team including Australia’s leading nursing researcher, this valuable text is engaging and easy to read. It breaks down research processes into easily digestible sections, each brought to life with student experiences and quotes.

This sixth edition has been fully updated to include the most current advances in research methodologies and literature, and clearly lays out how these benefit nursing and midwifery practice.


New to this edition
  • Developing evidence-based solutions
  • Diversity and inclusion in research
  • Research pathways for nurses

Key Features


  • Easy to read and follow – ideal for students
  • Research terminology and processes clearly explained
  • Comprehensive coverage of research and research essentials, and how these can benefit clinical practice
  • Hot topics include navigating ethics, research with Indigenous peoples, diversity and inclusion in research, and knowledge translation
  • Student experiences and quotes bring the text to life
  • Opportunities for practice and revision – a great study aid
  • Updated Evolve resources for students and instructors, including ebook
  • Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Navigating the Maze of Research included in all print purchases. Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to the core text, the EAQ prepares students for tutorials, lectures and exams, with access to hundreds of exam-style questions

Student and Instructor Resources:


  • Additional Student Challenges
  • Self-assessment quiz
  • Glossary
  • Resource kits

Instructor Resources:


  • PPT slides
  • Test Bank
  • Teaching Tips

Author Information
By Debra Jackson, RN PhD SFHEA FACN, Professor of Nursing, Susan Wakil School of Nursing, University of Sydney, NSW; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Wiley Online Library; Elizabeth Halcomb, RN, BN (HONS), PhD, FACN; Helen Walthall, PhD, RN, SFHEA, Director of Nursing and Midwifery Research and Innovation, Oxford University Hospitals; Honorary Visiting Research Fellow - Nursing Research, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford and Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery, Oxford Brookes University