Nursing and Midwifery Research - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780729543408

Nursing and Midwifery Research

6th Edition

Methods and Appraisal for Evidence Based Practice

Authors: Caleb Ferguson Geri LoBiondo-Wood Judith Haber
Paperback ISBN: 9780729543408
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 8th April 2020
Page Count: 440

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Nursing and Midwifery Research is an essential guide in assisting students and practitioners develop sound research skills to enhance their knowledge and practice.

Written by Dean Whitehead and Caleb Ferguson, the 6th ANZ edition includes the most recent updates and developments in Australian and New Zealand nursing and midwifery practice, with a focus on evidence-based practice, along with a range of contemporary research articles and pedagogy to support specific chapter content.

Using clear language and examples, the 6th edition of Nursing and Midwifery Research provides a valuable resource to assist healthcare students and practitioners in developing strong skills in research literacy and critical appraisal, as well as the confidence to successfully conduct research and apply outcomes to practice.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Research Awareness
1.The significance of nursing and midwifery research and evidence based practice
2.An overview of research theory, process and design
3.Ethical and legal issues in research
4.Searching and reviewing the research literature
5.Identifying research ideas, questions, statements and hypotheses
Section 2: Research Appreciation and Consumerism
6.Common qualitative methods
7.Data collection and sampling in qualitative research
8.Analysing data in qualitative research
9.Common quantitative methods
10.Sampling data in quantitative research
11.Quantitative data collection and study validity
12.Assessing measuring instruments
13.Analysing data in quantitative research
14.Mixed-methods research
15.Indigenous peoples and research
16.Applying research knowledge: evidence-based practice development and knowledge translation
Section 3: Conducting Primary Research
17.Writing proposals and grant applications
18.Managing a research project: roles and processes
19.Writing and presenting research findings for dissemination
20.A research project journey: from conception to completion


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About the Authors

Caleb Ferguson

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Fellow, Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Western Sydney Nursing & Midwifery Research Centre, Western Sydney University & Western Sydney Local Health District, Blacktown, NSW, Australia

Geri LoBiondo-Wood

Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Director of PhD Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Nursing Systems and Technology, Houston, Texas

Judith Haber

Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York