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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Research Issues in Community Nursing

ISBN 9780333735046
Publication Date June 1999
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Community Health Care Series

As nursing practice necessarily becomes increasingly research-based, it is important that professionals keep up-to-date with current research initiatives and with their implications.
This book brings together some of the UK's foremost community nurses and researchers. Examples of research into aspects of community care are presented in such a way as to inform nurses about developments and initiatives nationwide at the same time as laying down exemplar for the evaluation of other new developments as and when they arise.

JEAN MCINTOSH RGN, BSc (Hons.Soc), PhD, FRCN is QNI Professor of Community Nursing Research at the Department of Nursing and Community Health, Glasgow Caledonian University.

Introduction; J.McIntosh
Using Research in Community Nursing; R.M.Bryar
Evidence-Based Health Visiting: The Utilisation of Research for Effective Practice; S.Kendall
Research Questions and Themes in District Nursing; L.Hockey
Exploring District Nursing Skills through Research; J.McIntosh, J.Lugton, D.Moriarty & O.Carney
Community Nursing Research in Mental Health; S.Reda
Community Mental Health Nursing Research Past and Present; E.White
Assessing Vulnerability in Families; J.V.Appleton
Investigating the Needs and Provisions for Families Caring for Children with Life-Limiting Incurable Disorders; A.While
Supporting Family Carers: A Facilitative Model for Community Nursing Practice; M.Nolan, G.Grant & J.Keady.

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This very welcome and timely text for community nurses aims to focus on the development and conduct of research, and how research can be used effectively in nursing practice.' – Gill Hek, Primary Health Care Research and Development
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