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Handbook of Midwifery Research

ISBN-10: 140519510X

ISBN-13: 9781405195102

Edition: 2011

Authors: Mary Steen, Taniya Roberts

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Book details

List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

University of Chester, UK

Foreword
Preface
About the book
About the authors
Acknowledgements
Understanding research
Introduction to midwifery research
Introducing research
Types of research knowledge
Audit and research
Introducing qualitative research
Introducing quantitative research
The importance of evidence-based practice
Summary
Finding the evidence
Introduction to finding evidence
Literature searching
Literature review
Sources of evidence
Using a search strategy
Structured review
Systematic review
Summary
Making sense of the evidence
Introduction to critiquing research evidence
Critiquing qualitative research
Critiquing quantitative research
Hierarchy of evidence
Differences between qualitative and quantitative research
Summary
Undertaking research
Data collection techniques
Introduction to data collection
Qualitative data collection techniques
Undertaking a research interview
Quantitative data collection techniques
Questionnaires
Summary
Ethics and research governance
Introduction
Introducing ethics and research
History of ethics and research
Principles of ethics
Research governance
Ethical issues relating to midwifery research
Gaining ethical approval
Summary
Data analysis
Introduction to data analysis
Qualitative data analysis
Quantitative data analysis methods
A basic understanding of statistics
Summary
Research dissemination
Introduction
The dissertation
Research degree - proposals
Writing skills
Getting your work published
Impact of publications
Presenting a conference paper
Useful resources
Becoming a researcher
Summary
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Glossary
References
Index