Nursing And Midwifery Research

Author: Dean Whitehead
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729581373
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The new edition upholds the premise that knowledge about research process and design is mandatory in today's health care arena, and that all nurses and midwives need to understand research findings and their implication for changing practice. It is completely revised with many new chapters. The text has been restructured into three sections. Section 1 Research Awareness sets the scene for the importance of nursing and midwifery research and provides an overview of research theory and practice as processes. Chapters on searching for and reviewing the literature provide detailed advice for undergraduates and facilitate access to research articles online. One of the new chapters discusses ethical issues in Australia and New Zealand. Section 2 Appreciation and Application provides a detailed discussion of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research approaches with many useful examples from the clinical area. Section 3 Conducting primary research is new and is designed to accommodate both undergraduate and postgraduate students in their research effort. Writing research proposals may be a requirement for undergraduates in their research program and postgraduates will find the information useful for undertaking a higher degree or applying for university or external funding. This final Section is also useful as a guide on disseminating and publishing conducted research findings. Combined Australian and New Zealand editorship ensures greater trans-Tasman coverage, awareness and relevance. Contributions from international luminaries are balanced by a heightened focus on research conducted within Australia and New Zealand. New edition conscientiously recognises midwifery research as related to but independent from nursing. The research process-driven approach is directed towards ‘consumers' of research, and the comprehensive coverage extends from undergraduate through to a postgraduate level of knowledge. Expanded pedagogy includes Key Terms and Learning Outcomes at the beginning of each chapter; Icons throughout that direct readers to web-based material; Evidence-based Tips, Research in Brief boxes and Points to Ponder for constant reinforcement that links evidence to practice. Integrated Tutorial Triggers with suggested answers provided and Multiple Choice Questions enable students to assess their understanding of key points. Evolve Website provides True/False questions and access to journal articles cited in the text, with additional reflective questions. Australian adaptation of Nursing Research: Lobiondo-Wood & Haber

Nursing And Midwifery Research

Author: Zevia Schneider
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0729585360
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Nursing and Midwifery Research: methods and appraisal for evidence-based practice 5th edition has been fully revised and updated to include the latest developments in Australian and New Zealand nursing and midwifery practice. It is an essential guide to developing research skills, critically appraising research literature and applying research outcomes to practice. Visit http: //evolve.elsevier.com/AU/Schneider/research/ for additional resources Student resources An Unexpected Hurdle-concise suggested answer guides for alternatives to study design Learning Activities-answers to end-of-chapter tests Research Articles and Questions-exploring the themes of each chapter through examining qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods studies Time to Reflect-supporting answer guides for further reflection on ideas explored within each chapter Glossary Instructor resources Tutorial Triggers-answer guides to tutorial activities, designed to initiate class discussions and further debate based on content within the chapter PowerPoint presentations for each chapter Chapters on 'Indigenous approaches to research' and 'A research project journey: from conception to completion' An Unexpected Hurdle-exploring challenges to overcome in research Time to Reflect-reflecting on the topic of each chapter Contemporary research articles selected for each chapter and questions developed for further study on Evolve Expanded and updated glossary of terms and definitions

Nursing And Midwifery Research

Author: WHITEHEAD.
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ISBN: 9780729543408
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Fundamentals Of Nursing And Midwifery Research

Author: Lisa McKenna
Editor: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1760870218
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Nurses and midwives have a professional responsibility to keep up-to-date with current research impacting on their clinical practice. They require the skills and knowledge to read and understand research reports, evaluate the quality of the research, synthesise different research studies, apply the most appropriate findings to their clinical practice and be able to evaluate its effectiveness. This book presents a unique approach to teaching the principles of health research using practical case studies with which students can identify and engage. The book covers core concepts and principles including: - what evidence is and why understanding research is vital - finding reliable sources of evidence - the nature of the research process - understanding quantitative and qualitative research - ethical considerations - using research to guide clinical practice. Throughout the book, activities, summaries and review questions help ground theory in real life scenarios, highlighting how evidence-based practice can be applied in every aspect of nursing care. 'The text is highly readable while achieving the aim of familiarising the reader with the language of, and process for, doing research. It is logically organised and ... guides reader learning using a variety of techniques that reinforce [the] information presented and challenge thinking.' Karen Francis, Professor of Nursing and Head of Nursing, University of Tasmania

Research Methods For Nurses And Midwives

Author: Merryl Harvey
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1473943647
Size: 17,61 MB
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This book is the only research methods book you need to succeed whilst studying nursing and midwifery. Ideal for all pre and beyond registration nurses, this book has everything you need to know about consuming, critiquing and using research; it then builds on this foundation to develop these ideas into workable practice for real-world research. Inspired by over 25 years combined experience, the authors have structured the book around the complimentary spheres of theory and practice and take you through each step of the research process, demonstrating how to choose a question, design your research proposal, collect data, analyse your findings and write up your research. It explores: · Evidence-based research · Literature and systematic reviews · Ethics · Secondary Data · Research design · Methodologies and individual methods · Data analysis – quantitative and qualitative Interwoven with case studies and embracing quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods alike, this balanced textbook provides an introduction to a wide range of theories and methods and is packed full of material specially created to meet student and instructor needs. Whether you are new to research methods or returning to formal education and hoping to conduct your own research, this book is your ideal companion.

Clinical Nursing And Midwifery Research In African Countries A Scoping Review

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Abstract Background Globally, the nursing shortage has been deemed a crisis, but African countries have been hit hardest. Therefore, it is of utmost importance nurses use the best available evidence and that nursing research is targeted to address gaps in the evidence. To achieve this, an understanding of what is currently available and identification of gaps in clinical nursing research is critical. Objectives We performed a scoping review of existing literature to assess clinical nursing research conducted in all African countries over the past decade, identify gaps in clinical nursing and midwifery research, determine whether they match with health priorities for countries, and define priorities for regional clinical nursing research agendas to improve health outcomes. Design This is a scoping review of published clinical nursing research conducted in African countries. Data sources : Systematic searches of literature published between January 01, 2004 and September 15, 2014 were performed in PubMed, Medline, CINHAL, and Embase. Review methods Research was included if it was conducted by nurses, included data obtained in African countries or regions within the African continent, published in a peer-reviewed journal with an abstract, and included patient outcomes. Abstracts were independently reviewed for inclusion by two authors. The following data were extracted: countries of publication and study, study type and design, journal, language, and topics of research. Gaps in the literature were identified. Results Initially, 1091 papers were identified with a final sample of 73 articles meeting inclusion criteria. Studies used 12 designs, were published in 35 journals published in five countries (including two African countries); 29% of the research was published in a single journal (Curatonis). Research was mostly qualitative (57%) and included twenty countries in Africa (38%). There were 12 major topics of study, most often midwifery/maternal/child health (43%), patient experiences (38%), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted infections (STIs) (36%). Conclusions Areas most often studied were associated with funding sources (e.g., a large influx of funds for HIV-related research). Major and common health care problems in African countries (e.g. infectious disease other than HIV, and noncommunicable diseases such as malnutrition, diarrheal disease, hypertension and diabetes) were not subjects of the published literature, indicating a clear gap between health care needs and problems and the focus of the majority of clinical nursing research. Additionally, the shortage of doctorally prepared nurses may contribute to the lack of clinical nursing and midwifery research in African countries.

Nursing And Midwifery Research Priorities For Ireland

Author: Therese C. Meehan
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Navigating The Maze Of Research

Author: Sally Borbasi
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729587215
Size: 13,88 MB
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STUDENT QUOTE "I had always thought that publishing an article was the end of research, but now I realise how pivotal knowledge translation is to improving healthcare." Now in its fifth edition, Navigating the Maze of Research provides up-to-date, introductory thinking behind research and research processes with clear examples of application to clinical practice. The text effectively explains research by breaking down processes into three separate and easy-to-understand sections. The fifth edition contextualises the research process by embedding case studies and quotes throughout, and includes student challenges for practice and revision. An emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you learn to evaluate and apply contemporary research to practice Highlights how the connection between research, critical evaluation of findings and the use of these findings is crucial to inform and improve practice A focus on point-of-care considerations to assist you to strengthen the link between research and practice Contemporary insights into social media help you understand its role in the research process Nursing and midwifery student case studies illustrate key points and research concepts in each chapter Additional resources on Evolve eBook on VitalSource Instructor Resources Teaching Tips PowerPoints Test Bank Student and Instructor Resources Additional student challenges Learning activities Glossary Weblinks Resource kits Self-assessment quiz Increased focus on Evidence-based Practice, integrating PICOT framework where appropriate Additional focus on point of care considerations linking research to practice • 2 NEW chapters: Chapter 3: Conducting and writing a literature review Chapter 4: The research and social media relationship • New editor, Leah East • An eBook included in all print purchases

From Birth To Death

Author: Glenice Ives
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ISBN: 9780732624118
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This study explores undergraduate nursing students' expectations and experience of paediatric nursing, and if their perceptions of nursing children change after completing a clinical rotation in a paediatric setting. It also examined students' perceptions of necessary characteristics of paediatric nurses.