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Author Abbott, Pamela.
Title Research methods for nurses and the caring professions / Pamela Abbott and Roger Sapsford.
Imprint Buckingham ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1998.
Edition Second edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RT81.5 .S26 1998    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  RT81.5 .S26 1998    AVAILABLE  
Author Abbott, Pamela.
Series Social sciences for nurses and the caring professions.
Social science for nurses and the caring professions. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n95033861
Subject Nursing -- Research -- Methodology.
Social service -- Research -- Methodology.
Nursing -- Research -- Evaluation.
Social service -- Research -- Evaluation.
Nursing Research -- methods.
Research Design.
Alt Name Sapsford, Roger.
Sapsford, Roger. Research methods for nurses and the caring professions.
Description x, 200 pages ; 25 cm.
Edition Second edition.
Local Note MERCY: Mercy College Archives
Note Rev. ed. of: Research methods for nurses and the caring professions / Roger Sapsford. 1st ed. 1992.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-195) and indexes.
ISBN 0335196985 (hb)
0335196985 (pb)
0335196977 (pb)
OCLC # 37806183
Table of Contents
 Series editor's preface 
 Acknowledgements 
Sect. 1Introduction1
 Ch. 1Finding out and making sense3
Sect. 2Assessing research25
 Ch. 2Reading research reports27
 Ch. 3Reading open interview research33
 Ch. 4Reading observation research44
 Ch. 5Reading about controlled trials53
 Ch. 6Reading survey research63
 Ch. 7Reading secondary sources78
Sect. 3Doing research83
 Ch. 8Using secondary sources85
 Ch. 9Survey research: design and sampling
 Ch. 10Experimental practice10̃
 Ch. 11Open interviewing120
 Ch. 12Analysing text132
 Ch. 13Participant observation145
Sect. 4In conclusion155
 Ch. 14Writing up157
 Ch. 15In conclusion: research into practice164
 Glossary183
 References189
 Author index196
 Subject index198


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