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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,...


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...


Nurse Writers of the Great War

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...


When Research Goes Off the Rails: Why It Happens and What You Can Do About It

by David L. Streiner & Souraya Sidani

Few behavioral or health science studies proceed seamlessly. This refreshingly candid guide presents firsthand vignettes of obstacles on the bumpy road of research and offers feasible, easy-to-implement solutions....


Five Ways of Doing Qualitative Analysis: Phenomenological Psychology, Grounded Theory, Discourse Analysis, Narrative Research, and Intuitive

by Frederick J. Wertz, Kathy Charmaz, Linda M. McMullen & Ruthellen Josselson et al.

This unique text provides a broad introduction to qualitative analysis together with concrete demonstrations and comparisons of five major approaches. Leading scholars apply their respective analytic lenses...


Becoming a Behavioral Science Researcher: A Guide to Producing Research That Matters

by Rex B. Kline

Students and beginning researchers often discover that their introductory statistics and methods courses have not fully equipped them to plan and execute their own behavioral research studies. This indispensable...