This easy-to-use handbook is a useful resource for all health professionals engaged in processes of evaluation in a variety of contexts within the world of healthcare. Encouraging an evidence-based approach to practice, it provides:
* guidelines on how to design and evaluate an intervention
* examples of good practice
* reliable and easy-to-use measures
* advice on how to work effectively.
Designed to prompt self-evaluation and group project evaluation, it illustrates how simple evaluation methods can help to break down the divisions between research and practice. It shows how more practitioners can apply such methods to improve the quality of care as well as the treatments and services which they offer their patients and clients. The examples, drawn from clinical settings, community practice and work in the voluntary sector, demonstrate the kind of evaluation that can be undertaken by a small-scale team or a single practitioner with limited resources.
The Evaluation Handbook will be a useful source of reference for those new to evaluation as well as more experienced managers and researchers.
'A valuable addition to any grade of nurse undergoing studies in a variety of areas ... Can be used as a tool of self-evaluation as well as the evaluation of ideas and changes in the work environment.' - Journal of Neonatal Nursing
|Inequalities in Health|
|Effectiveness and Evaluation in Practice - Which is Right?|
|An Introduction to Evaluation|
|Working Through an Evaluation - Structure|
|Working Through an Evaluation - Process|
|Working Through an Evaluation - Outcome|
|Evaluation Techniques in 'Practice' Settings|
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Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 4th April 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.77 x 18.14 x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1