Latest research findings can provide an evidence base for health care practice which ultimately improves outcomes for patients. With so much published research out there, how do you find, evaluate and use the most relevant...Show More
Latest research findings can provide an evidence base for health care practice which ultimately improves outcomes for patients. With so much published research out there, how do you find, evaluate and use the most relevant studies to shape your own health care practice?
This friendly book walks you through the key stages of locating, selecting and evaluating research findings in health care. Offering an engaging, practice-based approach to an often daunting task, the book:
- Explores how to appraise and apply data drawn from a range of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods studies;
- Demonstrates how research findings can influence decision-making and can improve your own practice, as well as that of your team;
- Uses stimulating practice scenarios and worked examples to provide a transferrable blueprint for evidence based practice;
Drawing on the author's extensive research and teaching experience within the field of practice development, Using Research in Practice is an essential text for any health care student or practitioner seeking to evaluate and develop their own evidence base. Show Less
Friendly, engaging and practice-based, it will appeal to the full range of allied health students and practitioners?
Includes case scenarios woven throughout chapters, and easy-to-follow?worked examples from practice
Explores the importance of research in the context of growing reliance on evidence-based practice
PART I: WHAT IS RESEARCH AND WHY SHOULD IT BE USED?
Why Should we Use Research?
What is Research?
PART II: IS THE RESEARCH ANY GOOD?
Appraising Quantitative Research
Appraising Qualitative Research
Appraising Mixed Methods Research
Using Summaries of Evidence
PART III: PUTTING RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE
Changing Your Practice
Changing Team Practice
Evaluating New Practice
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- Compassion in Nursing Alistair Hewison, Yvonne Sawbridge
- Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students Julio Gimenez
- Nursing Research Kader Parahoo
- Nursing the Acutely Ill Adult David Clarke, Alison Ketchell
- Learning in Practice for Nursing Students Jessica Mills, Darren Brand
- From Public Health to Wellbeing Paul Walker, Marie John
- Working with People Affected by Eating Disorders Jean Morrissey, Kielty Oberlin
- The Emotionally Intelligent Social Worker David Howe
- Reablement Services in Health and Social Care Valerie Ebrahimi, Hazel Chapman
- Interprofessional Working in Health and Social Care Judith Thomas, Katherine Pollard, Derek Sellman
- Working with People with Learning Disabilities Victoria Jones, Mark Haydon-Laurelut
- Health Studies Jennie Naidoo, Jane Wills