Category Archives: Research & Theory

Healthcare Research: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners

Research is an integral component of any undergraduate healthcare course, and is also vital for continuing professional development (CPD). This book is an invaluable guide for students and practitioners who need to acquire a wide range of relevant skills, and … Continue reading

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Transitions Theory: Middle Range and Situation Specific Theories in Nursing Research and Practice

“Understanding and recognizing transitions are at the heart of health care reform and this current edition, with its numerous clinical examples and descriptions of nursing interventions, provides important lessons that can and should be incorporated into health policy. It is … Continue reading

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Fast Facts for the Clinical Nurse Instructor: Clinical Teaching in a Nutshell

“[O]ffers advice on everything from organizing the clinical experience to understanding the legal issues of clinical education….The authors have 32 years of combined teaching experience and are able to offer quality, real life, clear instructions and advice in an easy-to-read … Continue reading

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Reviewing Research Evidence for Nursing Practice: Systematic Reviews

Reviewing research evidence for nursing practice: systematic reviews highlights the key issues involved in conducting different types of systematic reviews – encompassing qualitative studies, quantitative studies and combining quantitative and qualitative studies. It enables nurses and researchers to understand the … Continue reading

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Concept Mapping: A Critical-Thinking Approach to Care Planning

This title provides students with a clear, visual and systematic way of thinking about, identifying, and devising a plan of care.Redesigned concept maps make essential relationships easy to understand. This title features expanded focus on the importance of nurse-patient communications … Continue reading

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Curriculum Development in Nursing: Process and Innovation

Education for nurses and allied health professionals is being radically overhauled both in the UK and overseas. Curriculum Development in Nursing offers nurse educators a single text that covers curriculum development processes, and highlights case study examples on innovation in … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Nursing Research: Second Edition (Fitzpatrick, Encyclopedia of Nursing Reserach)

From the world’s leading authorities in nursing research, this thoroughly updated 2nd Edition of the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research presents key terms and concepts in nursing research comprehensively explained by over 200 expert contributors.

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Dictionary of Nursing Theory and Research, Third Edition

An essential reference, particularly for students who encounter nursing theory and research courses in their educational programs….In her foreword…Afaf Meleis states that it is the answer to a graduate student’s prayers. I would certainly agree, and I would add that … Continue reading

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Grant Application Writer’s Handbook

Grant Application Writer’s Handbook, Fourth Edition, addresses the key points in developing grant proposals in a hands-on, step-by-step method, with sample forms and tips for getting approved and funded. Both first-time grant seekers, and those who have already attempted to … Continue reading

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Self- Care Theory in Nursing: Selected Papers of Dorothea Orem

Text consists of selected writings from Dorothea Orem regarding nursing education, nursing science, and nursing practice. Features nature, structure, content, and relations of the nursing profession. As a pioneer in the development of nursing theory, Orem’s papers are cited chronologically … Continue reading

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