Introduction to Research for Midwives - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780702051654, 9780702061684

Introduction to Research for Midwives

3rd Edition

with Pageburst online access

Authors: Colin Rees
Paperback ISBN: 9780702051654
eBook ISBN: 9780702061684
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 20th March 2011
Page Count: 264
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Description

1. Midwifery, research and evidence-based practice

2. Key concepts in research

3. The basic framework of research

4. Qualitative research approaches

5. Critiquing research articles

6. Reviewing the literature

7. The research question

8. Ethics and research

9. Surveys

10. Interviews

11. Observation

12. Experiments

13. Statistics in research

14. Sampling methods

15. The challenge of the future

Glossary

Index.

Key Features

  • No prior knowledge of research needed
  • Written in a simple, practical style
  • Applied to the context of evidence-based practice
  • Comprehensive glossary of research terms
  • Quantitative and qualitative research approaches clarified and illustrated
  • Time-saving study skills highlighted
  • Key points summaries for quick revision

Table of Contents

1. Midwifery, research and evidence-based practice

2. Key concepts in research

3. The basic framework of research

4. Qualitative research approaches

5. Critiquing research articles

6. Reviewing the literature

7. The research question

8. Ethics and research

9. Surveys

10. Interviews

11. Observation

12. Experiments

13. Statistics in research

14. Sampling methods

15. The challenge of the future

Glossary

Index.

Details

No. of pages:
264
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Paperback ISBN:
9780702051654
eBook ISBN:
9780702061684
eBook ISBN:
9780702045929

About the Author

Colin Rees

COLIN REES BSc(Econ) MSc(Econ) PGCE(FE)

Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Colin Rees is a lecturer in research attached to the University of Wales College of Medicine. He has covered the subject of research with midwives on a wide range of courses including those at degree and masters level. He has undertaken a number of projects in midwifery, including the routine use of enemas in delivery with Sheila Drayton, and has a special interest in antenatal education. He has published widely across the nursing and midwifery press, including articles on research methodology for both midwives and practice nurses.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, University of Wales College of Medicine, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff, Wales