The Essential Researcher's Handbook - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702026362

The Essential Researcher's Handbook

2nd Edition

For Nurses and Health Care Professionals

Authors: Maggie Tarling Linda Crofts
Print ISBN: 9780702026362
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 27th March 2002
Page Count: 232


This book contains a wealth of practical guidance about what doing research actually involves for the often hard-pressed and isolated researcher. It bridges the gap and provides real-life insight into undertaking research in nursing. It focuses on the practicality of research and identifies the pitfalls that can so easily undermine even the most carefully planned project.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting started. 2. Practice development (new chapter will include evidence based practice, clinical governance and clinincal effectiveness). 3. How to do a literature search. 4. Reviewing the literature. 5. Choosing your methods. 6. Research funding. 7. Research and development strategy for NHS (new chapter). 8.Ethical Issues. 9. Venturing into the filed. 10. Reporting results. 11. 'Publish and be Damned'. 12. Opportunities for nursing research. Index.


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About the Author

Maggie Tarling

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Anaesthetics Research, Royal London Hospital, London, UK

Linda Crofts

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Nursing Research and Development, Royal Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK