Making Sense of Research

An Introduction for Health and Social Care Practitioners


Author: Pam Moule,Gill Hek

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446243855

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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Research is now an integral part of everyday practice in health and social care. The fourth edition of this essential book equips professionals in these fields with the tools to read, analyse and apply research effectively in their work. Though research topics can be difficult to grasp, Making Sense of Research, fourth edition clarifies the subject by providing a straightforward guide to the basics. Topics covered include: - The role of research in health and social care - The nature of knowledge in health and social care - The research process - Ethical issues - Searching and reviewing the literature - Making sense of data analysis. The fourth edition has been updated to include new reference material, websites and practice examples to support the development of essential critical appraisal skills for health and social care professionals.

Making Sense of Research

An Introduction for Health and Social Care Practitioners


Author: Gill Hek,Pam Moule

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 141292362X

Category: Social Science

Page: 155

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Research has become integral to everyday practice in health and social care and it is now essential for professionals in these fields to be able to read and analyze research so that they can apply it in their work. In reality many people find research concepts difficult to grasp, but this book makes it easy by providing a straightforward guide to the basics. Topics covered include: the role of research in health and social care; the research process; quantitative and qualitative approaches; how to develop critical skills; and implementing research findings. For this Third Edition, new material has been added on literature searching techniques, meta-analysis, data protection, and critical appraisal tools.

Utilising Evidence Based Care

A review of evidence and research on the subject of violence and aggression in mental health nursing


Author: Timothy John Whittard

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 366894055X

Category: Psychology

Page: 16

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Essay from the year 2008 in the subject Psychology - Clinic and Health Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, grade: 90%, University of the West of England, Bristol, course: Mental Health Nursing, language: English, abstract: This essay aims to critically appraise a range of sources of research evidence pertaining to the management of violence and aggression within an inpatient mental health setting, and also to discuss and explore the limitations of the research, and its implications for clinical practice.

The Essentials of Nursing and Healthcare Research


Author: Ruth Taylor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446276430

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 2015

For some students, research can be a daunting and intimidating topic when beginning your degree. This lively book helps you understand why research is important, gives a straightforward account of the essential knowledge that you will need and demystifies the language and process of research. It focuses on the skills you will use throughout your degree, and how research and evidence can make a difference to the world you will encounter in practice. It outlines: · What research is · Qualitative and quantitative approaches · The practicalities of doing research · Using evidence in practice. The chapters are full of practical tools and draw on a range of student experiences, making it the perfect textbook for undergraduates. Ruth Taylor is a Professor of Nursing and Deputy Dean at Anglia Ruskin University.

A Practical Guide To Care Planning In Health And Social Care


Author: Lloyd, Marjorie

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335237320

Category: Medical

Page: 147

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This accessible guide takes the mystery and fear out of care planning and will help you to develop a person centred approach to delivering good quality nursing care in all clinical settings. The book explores each part of the care planning process in detail and provides opportunities for you to reflect upon practice and to develop effective skills.

Qualitative Research Skills for Social Work

Theory and Practice


Author: Dr Malcolm Carey

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409461777

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

View: 8114

Malcolm Carey provides social work students, academics and practitioners with a practical guide that escorts them through the research process relating to the completion of a small-scale qualitative project or dissertation.

Medicine, Patients and the Law


Author: Margaret Brazier,Emma Cave

Publisher: Penguin UK


Category: Medical ethics

Page: 541

View: 874

Medicine, Patients and the Law is a leading book in its field, aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, as well as the general reader. It examines the regulation of medical practice, the rights and duties of patients and their medical advisers, the provision of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues of life and death where medicine, morals and the law overlap. The fourth edition of this highly acclaimed book is fully updated to cover recent changes in law and medical practice. Among other current issues, it addresses the radical reforms proposed by the Shipman Inquiry, the impact of change within the NHS, the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 and includes a new chapter on access to health care. Clear explanations of legal issues make this book accessible and absorbing.



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