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The Resource Reading research : a user friendly guide for health professionals, Barbara Davies, Jo Logan

Reading research : a user friendly guide for health professionals, Barbara Davies, Jo Logan

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Reading research : a user friendly guide for health professionals
Title
Reading research
Title remainder
a user friendly guide for health professionals
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Davies, Jo Logan
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Language
eng
Summary
This practical beginner-level introduction to health sciences research is ideal for both students and health professionals. It assumes the reader has little or no experience with analyzing published research, and provides guidelines for reading and understanding research articles, as well as information about important elements of published research (e.g., research methods, common terminology, data analysis and results). The book also briefly discusses how research results can be used and applied to practice
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Davies, Barbara
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Logan, Jo
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  • Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Nursing literature
  • Medical literature
  • Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
Target audience
adult
Label
Reading research : a user friendly guide for health professionals, Barbara Davies, Jo Logan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
1. Introduction -- Why Read Research Articles? -- Some Friendly Advice About Reading Research Articles -- Check Out the Reader's Companion Worksheets -- 2. Easy Steps for Reading Research -- Title -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Design -- pt. 1 Qualitative Design Methods -- Rigour in Qualitative Studies -- Sample and Setting -- Data Collection -- Data Analysis and Results -- pt. 2 Quantitative Design Methods -- Experimental Designs -- Non-Experimental Designs -- Rigour in Designing Quantitative Studies -- Sample -- Data Collection -- Data Analysis and Results -- pt. 3 Mixed Methods Research -- Mixed Methods Data and Analysis -- Discussion -- A Final Suggestion: The Acknowledgements -- 3. Finding Interesting Research Results -- Where and How to Start? -- Steps---PICO -- Define Your Clinical Question -- Search a Database for Relevant Research -- Search Terms -- How Far Back Should You Search? -- Searching the Internet -- Web Portals -- Other Types of Databases -- Keeping Up To Date -- What is RSS? -- Social Media: Facebook and YouTube -- 4. Using Research Results -- Research Utilization -- The Questions to Ask -- Clinical Practice Guidelines -- Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation -- Practice Guideline Web Sites -- The Decision to Use Research Results -- Gathering Support and Resources -- Want to Learn More? -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Journals that Publish Peer-Reviewed Research -- Worksheets -- 1. Qualitative Research: The Reader's Companion Worksheet -- 2. Quantitative Research: The Reader's Companion Worksheet -- 3. Mixed Methods Research: The Reader's Companion Worksheet -- 4. Systematic Reviews: The Reader's Companion Worksheet
Control code
ocn769900923
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
5th ed
Extent
x, 82 p.
Isbn
9781926648385
System control number
(OCoLC)769900923
Label
Reading research : a user friendly guide for health professionals, Barbara Davies, Jo Logan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
1. Introduction -- Why Read Research Articles? -- Some Friendly Advice About Reading Research Articles -- Check Out the Reader's Companion Worksheets -- 2. Easy Steps for Reading Research -- Title -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Design -- pt. 1 Qualitative Design Methods -- Rigour in Qualitative Studies -- Sample and Setting -- Data Collection -- Data Analysis and Results -- pt. 2 Quantitative Design Methods -- Experimental Designs -- Non-Experimental Designs -- Rigour in Designing Quantitative Studies -- Sample -- Data Collection -- Data Analysis and Results -- pt. 3 Mixed Methods Research -- Mixed Methods Data and Analysis -- Discussion -- A Final Suggestion: The Acknowledgements -- 3. Finding Interesting Research Results -- Where and How to Start? -- Steps---PICO -- Define Your Clinical Question -- Search a Database for Relevant Research -- Search Terms -- How Far Back Should You Search? -- Searching the Internet -- Web Portals -- Other Types of Databases -- Keeping Up To Date -- What is RSS? -- Social Media: Facebook and YouTube -- 4. Using Research Results -- Research Utilization -- The Questions to Ask -- Clinical Practice Guidelines -- Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation -- Practice Guideline Web Sites -- The Decision to Use Research Results -- Gathering Support and Resources -- Want to Learn More? -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Journals that Publish Peer-Reviewed Research -- Worksheets -- 1. Qualitative Research: The Reader's Companion Worksheet -- 2. Quantitative Research: The Reader's Companion Worksheet -- 3. Mixed Methods Research: The Reader's Companion Worksheet -- 4. Systematic Reviews: The Reader's Companion Worksheet
Control code
ocn769900923
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
5th ed
Extent
x, 82 p.
Isbn
9781926648385
System control number
(OCoLC)769900923

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