"This is a very welcome new book that will be of great value to those learning about research at all levels. It will be particularly useful for students who have no previous research knowledge and will aid their understanding of process and theory greatly."
Dr Pat Colliety, Senior Tutor, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Surrey
Nursing Research leads the novice nurse researcher and student nurse through the main techniques and skills required of a practising nurse researcher.
The authors provide readers with key information to understand, critically appraise and implement research in daily practice. Written in an accessible and engaging manner the book encourages students and practitioners to think about the whole research process, from reading the research of others to designing, conducting and analyzing their own research.
Key features include:
- coverage of all aspects of doing research, from research design to data gathering and report writing
- key words, chapter summaries and further readings
- in-depth nursing-based examples throughout
- an extensive companion website.
Nursing Research: An Introduction is an invaluable resource to both students at upper undergraduate and graduate level as well practicing nurses undertaking research.