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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Nursing Research in Action

Developing Basic Skills

Edition 2nd Edition
ISBN 9780333608760
Publication Date June 1994
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave

The first edition of Nursing Research in Action was published in 1990. Since its publication, nurse education has changed dramatically, with Project 2000 commencing, and most nurse education linked with colleges, further, and higher education. The second edition of this successful book is taking this into consideration. It now addresses both the needs of Project 2000 students and undergraduate degree students. It offers more details on how to do qualitative research. The revised edition offers more information on each of the topics in each of the chapters. The activities and exercises remain while some new ones are added. A wider range of research sources are referred to. This new edition is more comprehensive and appropriate to an even wider market.

Author Paul Morrison: Paul Morrison has a long-standing interest in the education of health professionals and has worked in health care and university settings in Ireland, the UK and Australia. He is a registered nurse and a registered psychologist with an established track record of applied research and is widely published. A major focus of his research over the years has been the evaluation of services for consumers. More recently he has published a number of papers in the area of health promotion. Paul also works as a psychologist in private practice in Canberra.

Overview of Research Progress Planning Your Research Project Searching the Literature Approaches to Methodology Choosing a Research Method Quantitive Methods of Collecting Data Qualitative Methods of Collecting Data Methods of Analysing Data Understating the Research Project Writing the Research Report Using Computers to Manage Your Research Project

Reviews

'It is an excellent book...very highly recommended.' The International Journal of Nursing Studies
'The authors of this book have made a very successful attempt at de-mystifying the process by unravelling the whole and revealing the stages involved.' Nursing Times
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