Understanding Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice in Health, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 9780730369264

Greenhalgh’s award-winning Understanding Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice in Health is back. In this second edition, you will gain a complete overview of the most common topics covered in a standard 12-week evidence-based practice unit for Nursing and Allied Health courses. Throughout the text, you will find engaging and insightful content, which has a unique focus on consumers of research – keeping you focused on the skills most relevant to you.

Features include videos that help connect the theoretical with the practical, interactivities and animations that help bring course concepts to life, and knowledge check questions throughout the text that provide guidance for further study. This title will help you master concepts and succeed in assessment by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features designed so you get the most out of learning.

Key Features

  • Videos give real-world perspective with nursing and allied health practitioners
  • Branched-chain animated games put you in the drivers’ seat. Multiple endings allow you to discover the potential impact of your decisions.
  • Two in-situ, auto-graded knowledge check questions per learning outcome help test your comprehension
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Trisha M. Greenhalgh
John Bidewell
Elaine Crisp
Amanda Lambros
Jane Warland
Chapter 1. Introduction to research, the research process and EBP
Chapter 2. Asking questions and searching for evidence
Chapter 3. Reviewing literature
Chapter 4. Qualitative research
Chapter 5. Quantitative research
Chapter 6. Levels of evidence
Chapter 7. Statistics for the non-statistician
Chapter 8. Mixed methods research
Chapter 9. Sampling
Chapter 10. Ethics
Chapter 11. Getting evidence into practice
Chapter 12. Challenges to evidence-based practice
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