Establishes your foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills. This book offers preparation for the NCLEX Examination and effectively equips you to practice in fast-paced healthcare environment.
'...a wonderfully easy-to-follow text which manages to combine practical procedures with clear explanations of the underlying theoretical concepts. ' Nursing Standard (from review of first edition) The third edition of this successful book incorporates recent developments in nursing research, with updates to every chapter.
The perfect text for any health care professional whowishes to gain a sound understanding of research This textsucceeds where others fail in terms of the thoroughness of theresearch process and the accessible style in which the material ispresented.
This is a practical, `how to' book on doing a literature review. It follows a very clear structure of the process of doing the review and includes all the information needed to finish the review successfully.
The third edition of this bestselling title is packed full of real world advice for researchers and students. It is an invaluable introduction to the theoretical and practical essentials needed to design, conduct and appraise qualitative research in health regardless of your level of experience.
Dancey and Reidy are very well known for their Pearson textbook Statistics Without Maths for Psychology and have applied the same principles here to the health sciences market, where they're far more established as researchers.
This quick reference guide will show you how to succeed in case study assignments. It takes the reader through the process step by step, from reading and understanding the assignment brief through to critically evaluating the case, applying theory and presenting the assignment.
A practical guide to the wide span of methods used in health research. It covers the background to conducting health research, qualitative and quantitative methods employed in researching health, contemporary issues such as research ethics, comparative research and the use of mixed methods, and how to disseminate health research.
Focuses on evidence-based practice to demonstrate how the steps of the research process relate to evidence-based nursing. This text offers insights into understanding, appraising, and applying published research to evidence-based practice.
A book that health professionals turn to for a full and clear explanation of the principles of evidence-based medicine. It provides descriptions of clinical research papers and explains how to critically appraise them. It includes chapters on searching, qualitative research, systematic review, and implementing evidence-based practice.
Doing Action Research is the ideal book for doctoral, MA or MBA students seeking a research topic that is based on leading change in their own organization and is essential reading for practitioner researchers and established academics in the fields of organization development and action research.
This text covers standards of documentation, principles of good written communication and general guidelines on documenting patient care in hospital and the community. It also covers reports, letter writing, incident forms and legal issues.
This book is an introductory text designed for nursing students and practising nurses which will allow them to develop their research knowledge and skills in a user-friendly manner. The book avoids making assumptions regarding the level of research understanding.
This book combines the theory and practice of academic writing for nursing and midwifery students. Helping students analyze the basics of academic writing, examining cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking, Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students is an invaluable resource for students throughout their study programs.
Global health is a relatively new but rapidly expanding field as public health practitioners recognize the important challenges that global changes are posing for human health. This title covers issues such as: food, tobacco and pharmaceuticals; emerging infectious diseases; climate change; economy and trade; and security and governance.
A Beginner's Guide to Evidence Based Practice in Health and Social Care is key reading for everyone involved in looking at and applying evidence - students, practice educators, mentors and practising health and social care professionals.
Offering in-depth information for modules on research methods for all Early Years and Care course, this title covers: methods and types of research; evaluating and analyzing data; implementing and recording results; and writing reports. It features topical case studies and activities reinforce learning.
Covers PowerPoint in medicine from beginner to expert. This book explains the basics of digital images, with particular emphasis on medical images. It takes the reader step by step from beginner to advanced techniques for preparation of complex presentations, including the use of video and the preparation of interactive PowerPoint quizzes.
As a dyslexic/SpLD student you have a unique learning style. Understanding this can help you take control and study in a way that is most effective to you. Full of practical advice and visual examples, this friendly book will give you all the essential knowledge and ideas needed to manage your dyslexia positively.
This volume presents the knowledge and resources needed to use research in order to improve physiotherapy practice. It covers both traditional and emerging topics and captures the diversity and complexity of contemporary research.
Designed for students studying social sciences as a part of the common foundation programme, this text provides a thorough introduction to sociology, social anthropology, social economics, social policy and health policy.
Helps to develop the skills necessary, which are essential to nursing. Using examples from the real experience of being a student nurse or midwife, it covers areas such as self-motivation, why attention to detail is important, numeracy skills and how to make the most from the help available at universities.
* An up--to--date and exciting textbook that discusses new developments in the sociology of health and illness, including race, gender and class* A comprehensive book that covers all the current and traditional topics in the subject. .
The book follows a case study of a research project from the vital design of a survey, through the implementation methodology, to the descriptive and inferential analysis of data. At all stages, potential problems and common pitfalls are discussed, and guidance is given on appropriate approaches.
Presents appropriate strategies and development, implementation, and evaluation tools to use in designing and delivering online courses and programs. This book offers curricularly sound guidelines that specifically address aspects of online education in the health sciences, including clinical and laboratory course development and management.
Your personal toolkit for critical thinking provides a power pack of resources to sharpen your skills. It teaches you what critical engagement is, and what thinking and writing skills you need to master to succeed in your essays and coursework - and in life!
Supporting Learning in Health & Social Care Practice covers the principles that underpin effective learning and assessment strategies within the practice setting and provides practical guidance on ways in which individuals and teams can meet the challenge of increasing student numbers in busy health and social care environments.
Good writing skills are essential for study, but many students find that they struggle to write well. Written especially for health and social care students, this book demystifies academic writing, giving you an understanding of what good writing looks like, and how to achieve it.
Helps you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This book demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. It focuses on what you need to know. It helps you to: access libraries; use internet and databases; and, develop IT skills.
Series Information An interactive approach to learning, this series provides everything a student needs for Foundation studies across healthcare disciplines. Written by an appropriate specialist in a non-technical style. Key features of the text demonstrate how theory has a practical application, as well as testing student's knowledge.