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How a proactive approach will help you to maximise your output
The Nurse Researcher podcast hopes to demystify clinical academia and offer practical advice
An overview of the process and guidance to overcome the challenges faced
Tips on honing your communication skills to improve outcomes
Being forced to make decisions that go against your morals can take an emotional toll
Finding ways to boost morale and reaching out to peers can help you get back on track
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Certain terms have the power to belittle or frighten patients, and even affect outcomes
A review may lead to regulation of the title, a move seen as important for patient safety
The expertise and experience of academics is vital to support workforce capacity
Research supervisors can make a huge contribution to boost student confidence and performance
Critical appraisal of papers is a key part of publication in journals like Nurse Researcher
Ask if your paper adds to current knowledge and what can someone take away from it
The significant value nurses’ can bring to research is in danger of being overlooked
Elizabeth Halcomb looks at some of the key lessons and initiatives
This book provides a concise and informative guide to the process of literature review in nursing, health and social care, and is applicable to students and professionals.
If you are undertaking a research module or degree requiring statistics, then this textbook will be a valuable addition to your library.
The chapters in this book vary in the depth, nature and quality of historical research they represent, but all are interesting and worth reading. Some focus on particular methods and others focus on various historical topics.
Covering three central ideas– research is about learning, should be purposeful and must be conducted systematically – this book proves itself to be a comprehensive guide to qualitative research.
This book is suffused with the elements of what the authors call the total quality framework – namely credibility, analysability, transparency and usefulness. Each chapter is built around this framework so the important decisions needed throughout the stages of a qualitative research study are covered.
The authors of this long overdue book offer a cogent critique of the current body of nursing and research knowledge guided by three basic questions: » What constitutes nursing knowledge? » How is knowledge acquired? » How is nursing knowledge put to use?