Nursing Research: Designs and Methods

1st Edition

Editors:

  • Roger Watson
  • Hugh McKenna
  • Seamus Cowman
  • John Keady
  • Key Features

    • Text supported by examples from ‘real life’ research
    • International perspective on nursing research
    • Comprehensive coverage including established and innovative designs and methods

    Table of Contents

    Section 1 Approaches to research

    The Nature and Language of Nursing Research
    Approaches to Research
    Participative Approaches to Research
    Feminist Methodology in Nursing Research
    Historical Research
    Evaluation Research

    Section 2 The process of research

    Asking Research Questions
    Accessing the Nursing Research Literature
    Synthesising Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence within a Systematic Review
    The Cochrane Collaboration, Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis
    Evaluating the Literature
    Research Governance and Research Ethics
    The Research Proposal
    Managing a Research Project
    Supervising Research Students
    Publishing and Disseminating Research

    Section 3 Research designs

    Surveys in Nursing Research and Practice
    Randomised Controlled Trials
    Single-case Experiments
    Action Research
    Grounded Theory Nursing Research
    Phenomenology
    Ethnography
    The Delphi Technique
    Longitudinal Studies
    Triangulation

    Section 4 Data collection and analysis

    Interviews
    Focus Groups
    Questionnaires
    Observation
    Q Methodology in Nursing Research
    Narrative Research and Analysis
    Qualitative Data Analysis: Achieving Order out of Chaos
    Descriptive Statistics
    Inferential Statistics
    Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis

    Details

    No. of pages:
    408
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443102776
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702033490