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Nursing and Midwifery Research

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Nursing and Midwifery Research , 3rd Edition

Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice

By Zevia Schneider, PhD, MPsychEd, MAppSc, MEd (TESOL), BEd, BA, FACN, RN, RM, Dean Whitehead, PhD, MSc/MPH, BEd, FCNA (NZ), Doug Elliott, RN, PhD, MAppSc(Nursing), BAppSc(Nursing), IC Cert, Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN and Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN

Copyright 2012
$126.00, Online Product, Reference




A new edition of this unique nursing E-book helps Australian and New Zealand student nurses and midwives understand, apply and conduct research then publish their findings.

Nursing and Midwifery Research: Methods and appraisal for evidence-based practice E-book is the only local nursing and midwifery research text to span undergraduate and postgraduate research requirements.

Now in its fourth edition, the textbook continues to help nursing and midwifery students understand research data and processes, apply research findings in practice, conduct their own research and publish their findings.

Each edition of this highly regarded text has delivered an ever-stronger wealth of research examples within the context of Australia and New Zealand. This fourth edition E-book is the most impressive yet, providing a solid research process-driven approach, with comprehensive coverage of research methodologies.

Nursing and Midwifery Research: Methods and appraisal for evidence-based practice, 4e E-book has been significantly updated. It focuses on developing students’ skills and confidence in critically searching for and appraising research literature and, importantly, using their research findings to inform their patient and client care.

Student learning tools include tutorial trigger boxes, evidence-based practice tips and multiple choice questions, and Elsevier’s Evolve platform offers a range of online content to enhance the E-book’s content.

Key Features

Learning activities at the end of every chapter for self-testing
Tutorial triggers suggest questions for discussion
Research in brief boxes provide a summary of key research articles
Points to Ponder with crucial clinical issues for further thought
Evidence-based practice tips
Key points offer quick-reference summaries of vital content
Evolve resources:

PowerPoint presentations
Research articles and questions
Answers to tutorial triggers and learning activities
True/False questions and answers
Web links

New to this Edition

Chapter 1: The significance of nursing research identifies the current changes in practice and future directions in Australian health care
Previous chapters 3 and 4 have been combined to become Chapter 3: Searching and reviewing the literature
A detailed discussion of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods research approaches
Increased Australian and New Zealand context and research examples
More accessible language throughout

Author Information

By Zevia Schneider, PhD, MPsychEd, MAppSc, MEd (TESOL), BEd, BA, FACN, RN, RM, Consultant; Formerly Associate Professor of Research, Faculty of Nursing, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Dean Whitehead, PhD, MSc/MPH, BEd, FCNA (NZ), University of Tasmania, College of Health and Medicine, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia; Doug Elliott, RN, PhD, MAppSc(Nursing), BAppSc(Nursing), IC Cert, Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Director of PhD Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Nursing Systems and Technology, Houston, Texas and Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN, The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York

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