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Research Methods for Nurses and the Caring Professions By R. J. Sapsford

Research Methods for Nurses and the Caring Professions by R. J. Sapsford

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Summary

This text, aimed at nurses, social workers, community workers and others in the caring professions, is about the appreciation, evaluation and conduct of social research. It concentrates on relatively small-scale studies which can be carried out by one or two people.

Research Methods for Nurses and the Caring Professions Summary

Research Methods for Nurses and the Caring Professions by R. J. Sapsford

This text is about the appreciation, evaluation and conduct of social research. Aimed at nurses, social workers, community workers and others in the caring professions, the book concentrates on relatively small-scale studies which can be carried out by one or two people, rather than large and well-resourced teams. The authors have provided many short, practical exercises within the text and particular emphasis is given to evaluative research including the assessment of the reader's own professional practice.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction; finding out and making sense. Part 2: assessing research; reading research reports; reading open interviewing research; reading observation research; reading about controlled trials; reading survey research; reading secondary-source research. Part 3: doing research; using secondary sources; survey research - design and sampling; experimental practice; open interviewing; analyzing text; participant observation and self-evaluation; evaluation of single cases. Part 4: in conclusion; writing up; in conclusion.

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GOR002981051
9780335096206
0335096204
Research Methods for Nurses and the Caring Professions by R. J. Sapsford
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Open University Press
1992-07-01
160
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