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Nursing Research in Context : Appreciation, Application & Professional Development - Dawn Freshwater

Nursing Research in Context

Appreciation, Application & Professional Development

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Published: 8th December 2003
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Government policy states that nursing should be a research-based profession. The vision for nursing in the 21st century is for all nurses to seek out and apply evidence in their practice, for an increasing number to be actively participating in research, and for some to become leaders in the field of research. This book should enable student and professional nurses to develop an awareness and appreciation of research, to understand the policy context, and the implications for their own professional development.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Notes on contributors
The context of clinical research: Policy and professionalismp. 3
Research and development: Policy and capacity buildingp. 22
International perspectives: Collaborative conversationsp. 45
The appreciation and critique of research findings: Skills developmentp. 56
Conducting research in a clinical environment: Research questions, methods and supportp. 73
Doctoral processes: The scholarly practitionerp. 93
Introduction to careers in nursing research: Case studies and opportunitiesp. 118
Developing a research portfolio: Building a professional profilep. 144
Funding research: Writing grant applicationsp. 155
Knocking down ivory towers: Publish and be dammedp. 168
Looking ahead: The future for nursing researchp. 186
Indexp. 202
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ISBN: 9780333993545
ISBN-10: 0333993543
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 8th December 2003
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 14.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1