Nursing and healthcare students have a harder job than most! Not only do they have to master all the traditional academic study skills, they also have to integrate their learning with practice and manage their time extremely carefully. This book is a vital companion for students who want to make...
To Be Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge
Designed to support global development of nursing science, the Routledge International Handbook of Quantitative Nursing Research provides a new, comprehensive, and authoritative treatment of advanced quantitative methods for nursing research. Incorporating past approaches that have served as the...
To Be Published December 30th 2013 by Routledge
Methodologies, Methods and Processes
There is a growing interest in, and acceptance of, qualitative research approaches in the health science disciplines, both as standalone methodologies and integrated with quantitative designs in mixed methods approaches. This comprehensive text provides deeper knowledge and application of a wide...
To Be Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge
Qualitative research, once on the fringes, now plays a central part in advancing nursing and midwifery knowledge, contributing to the development of the evidence base for healthcare practice. Divided into four parts, this authoritative handbook contains over forty chapters on the state of the art...
Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge
Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry
This book addresses a key issue in higher learning, university education and scientific research: the widespread difficulty researchers, experts and students from all disciplines face when trying to contribute to change in complex social settings characterized by uncertainty and the unknown. More...
Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge
The essential guide to theory and practice
Qualitative Research: The Essential Guide to Theory and Practice provides a one-stop resource for all those approaching qualitative research for the first time, as well as those revisiting core concepts and issues. It presents a comprehensive overview of this rapidly developing field of inquiry,...
Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge
Developing the power to make a difference
This is not a standard guide to writing a dissertation, thesis, project report, journal article or book. Rather, this book will help researchers who are dissatisfied with the typical recipe approaches to standardised forms of writing-up and want to explore how academic writing can be used to...
Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge
Strategies for getting published
It’s not easy getting published, but everyone has to do it. Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals presents an insider’s perspective on the secret business of academic publishing, making explicit many of the dilemmas and struggles faced by all writers, but rarely discussed. Its unique approach is...
Published August 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Developing Research Awareness
In an engaging and accessible introduction for student nurses, Introduction to Nursing Research: Developing Research Awareness explains the hows and whys of nursing research, stressing its influence on policy and improving patient care. The book delivers a comprehensive guide to the research...
Published May 24th 2012 by CRC Press
Led by both children’s rights perspectives and methodological arguments, there is an increasing emphasis on children and young people’s participation in health and social care research by researchers, policy makers and funding bodies – with many now considering the active involvement of children...
Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge
Labour, Participation and Care
What is the value of medical research? With contributions from anthropologists, sociologists and activists, this approach brings into focus the forms of value – social, epistemic, and economic – that are involved in medical research practices and how these values intersect with everyday living....
Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge
Debating the ethics and dilemmas of educational research with children
What ethical dilemmas face researchers who work with young children? Researching Young Children’s Perspectives critically examines the challenges and complexities of rights based, participatory research with children. Rather than approaching these dilemmas as problematic issues, this book positions...
Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge
This best-selling pocket-sized book will help you to perform drug calculations with confidence and competence. The completely updated third edition includes community practice and primary care settings, and a whole new section on pharmacology and medicines to put drug calculations...
Published July 30th 2009 by CRC Press