Key Features

  • Integrative approach gives an understanding of research methodology in the context of the requirements of evidence-based practice
  • Practical and jargon-free approach demystifies research
  • Many ‘key point’ boxes and case studies contribute to ease of understanding
  • Examples from a variety of different health professions
  • Frequent links to contemporary literature

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1 Introduction: What this book can do for you

Chapter 2 What it is all about?

Chapter 3 A good answer needs a good question

Chapter 4 The truth is out there

Chapter 5 Separating the wheat from the chaff

Chapter 6 The what and why of research

Chapter 7 Don’t lose it, use it!

Chapter 8 What difference does it make?

Chapter 9 Doing it at work

Chapter 10 What it was all about

Glossary

Appendix 1 Electronic resource guide

Index

Details

No. of pages:
192
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702036996
Print ISBN:
9780443103810

About the authors

Ian Mathieson

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Wales Centre for Podiatric Studies, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK

Dominic Upton

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Psychology Division, University College Worcester, Worcester, UK