The Research Process in Nursing
New edition of Cormack: The Research Process in Nursing
* Includes contributions from experts across the UK
* Thoroughly revised and updated in line with current practice
* Includes new chapters on evidence-based practice, implementing change and systematic reviews
* Includes boxed examples from published literature
The ability to understand, utilise and generate research evidence is central to providing high quality healthcare. The Research Process in Nursing serves as an introduction to both critically appraising published research and implementing research findings in practice and to undertaking empirical research. The fifth edition provides a comprehensive overview of how to critically appraise published research, systematic reviews, the main research designs and methods of data collection and analysis used in nursing research, together with an examination of evidence-based practice and the implementation of research findings. It also meets the needs of those seeking to undertake research by providing a comprehensive account of the stages involved in the research process, including preparing research proposals, research designs, methods of data collection and analysis and writing research reports. Each chapter begins with a bulleted list of key points, and ends with a short conclusion, references, reading list, and relevant websites.