Principles and Practice of Research in Midwifery

By

  • Elizabeth Cluett, PhD, MSc, RM, RGN, PGCEA, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  • Rosalind Bluff, PhD, SRN, SCM, MTD, CertEd(FE), Former Lecturer in Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Written by authors with clinical and research experience, this book is intended for midwives and student midwives participating in Diploma, Advanced Diploma and first level degree programmes. It aims to increase research awareness and develop the skills of critical appraisal of research evidence that are essential to evidence based practice.
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Audience

Midwifery practitioners; student midwives; midwives undertaking further education

 

Book information

  • Published: May 2006
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3518-0


Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 From Practice to Research

Chapter 2 Evidence Based Practice

Chapter 3 Experimental Research

Chapter 4 Surveys

Chapter 5 An Introduction to Statistics in Midwifery Research

Chapter 6 Grounded Theory

Chapter 7 Ethnography

Chapter 8 Phenomenology

Chapter 9 Alternative Approaches to Research

Chapter 10 Interviewing in Qualitative Research

Chapter 11 Critiquing the Literature

Chapter 12 From Research to Practice

Glossary

Index