Medical / Nursing / Research & Theory

Best Selling

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

New & Noteworthy

Best Selling

New Releases

 

Language

English (30)

French (1)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (1)

 

Category

Delete Research & Theory

 

Audience

Adult (30)

 

Protection

All (30)

DRM Free (1)

DRM (29)

More options

Feminist Evaluation and Research: Theory and Practice

by Sharon Brisolara, Denise Seigart & Saumitra SenGupta

This thought-provoking book explores the 'whats,' 'whys,' and 'hows' of integrating feminist theory and methods into applied research and evaluation practice. Illustrative cases drawn from U.S. and international...


Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach

by Ruthellen Josselson

Engagingly written, this book builds the reader's skills for conducting in-depth interviews designed to address a particular research question. With an emphasis on the dynamics of the research relationship,...


Being an Evaluator

by Donna R. Podems

Demystifying the evaluation journey, this is the first evaluation mentoring book that addresses the choices, roles, and challenges that evaluators must navigate in the real world. Experienced evaluator and trainer...


Program Evaluation Theory and Practice, Second Edition

by Donna M. Mertens & Amy T. Wilson

The leading text that covers both the theory and practice of evaluation in one engaging volume has now been revised and updated with additional evaluation approaches (such as mixed methods and principles-focused...


Spark

by Patricia Leavy

Professor Peyton Wilde has an enviable life teaching sociology at an idyllic liberal arts college--yet she is troubled by a sense of fading inspiration. One day an invitation arrives. Peyton has been selected...


Teaching Qualitative Research

by Raji Swaminathan & Thalia M. Mulvihill

This timely resource provides a framework for teaching students how to think qualitatively and become more critical and reflexive researchers. Presented are a wealth of pedagogical tools that instructors across...


School Nursing

by American Nurses Association & National Association of School Nurses

The premier resource for today's school nurses, School Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition is by school nurses for school nurses, who often can be the only healthcare provider in an educational...


Handbook of Arts-Based Research

by Patricia Leavy

Bringing together interdisciplinary leaders in methodology and arts-based research (ABR), this comprehensive handbook explores the synergies between artistic and research practices and addresses issues in designing,...


Nursing Informatics

by American Nurses Association

Nursing informatics (NI) is the specialty that integrates nursing science with multiple information and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom...


The Art and Science of Nurse Coaching

by Darlene R. Hess & Barbara M. Dossey

This book describes the rapidly emerging role of Nurse Coach – a role that speaks to the heart of nursing, but one that all providers can embrace. Nurse Coaching is all about interaction with clients in a...


Data Makes the Difference

by Kimberly S. Glassman & Peri Rosenfeld

Did you know that the data used for measuring and safety purposes actually comes directly from the information on patient care you document daily? You generate the data — now it’s time to own it! “Data...


Nightingale's Vision

by Sue Johnson

Florence Nightingale never could have predicted the current, complex landscape of the nursing profession when she built its foundations more than a century ago. But her vision is still alive, as evidenced in...


Clinical Research Nursing

by American Nurses Association & International Association of Clinical Research Nurses

Clinical research nursing focuses on the care of research participants and the protocols of clinical research and trials. The clinical researcher nurse (CRN) balances the needs of the participant and the requirements...


Notes on Nursing

by Florence Nightingale

In her pioneering work, Florence Nightingale discusses holistic health, home health, alternative therapies, health prevention and maintenance, the role of women in nursing and in everyday life, nursing administration,...


Research Design: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches

by Patricia Leavy

This user-friendly book provides a step-by-step guide to using the five major approaches to research design: quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, arts-based, and community-based participatory research....


Notes on Nightingale

by Sioban Nelson & Anne Marie Rafferty

Florence Nightingale remains an inspiration to nurses around the world for her pioneering work treating wounded British soldiers during the Crimean War; authorship of Notes on Nursing, the foundational text...


Safety in Numbers

by Suzanne Gordon, John Buchanan & Tanya Bretherton

Legally mandated nurse-to-patient ratios are one of the most controversial topics in health care today. Ratio advocates believe that minimum staffing levels are essential for quality care, better working conditions,...


When to Use What Research Design

by W. Paul Vogt, Dianne C. Gardner & Lynne M. Haeffele

Systematic, practical, and accessible, this is the first book to focus on finding the most defensible design for a particular research question. Thoughtful guidelines are provided for weighing the advantages...


Practice-driven Research: A practical approach to aged care knowledge development

by Tracey McDonald

This book provides a short, sharp, relevant approach and simple tools that will help time-poor leaders in the medical profession to better engage and motivate their people.


Qualitative Research: Studying How Things Work

by Robert E. Stake

This book provides invaluable guidance for thinking through and planning a qualitative study. Rather than offering recipes for specific techniques, master storyteller Robert Stake stimulates readers to discover...