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Nursing Research (3rd Edition)

Principles, Process and Issues

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Paperback - 9781137281265

30 May 2014

$50.99

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30 May 2014

$40.99

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30 May 2014

$49.99

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Learning about research can be a daunting task. This best-selling core text book offers a comprehensive introduction to important research concepts, processes and issues. The author guides readers who are new to research but...

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Learning about research can be a daunting task. This best-selling core text book offers a comprehensive introduction to important research concepts, processes and issues. The author guides readers who are new to research but also introduces new debates and perspectives to those with some experience wanting to develop their skills further. 

This popular book equips students with the information and skills they need to read, comprehend and critique research. Whether an undergraduate taking an introductory research module, a postgraduate nursing student embarking on a project, or an experienced practitioner wanting to sharpen your skills, Parahoo’s accessible writing style will ensure readers are able to utilise research throughout their study and in everyday practice. 

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  • Integrated discussion of evidence-based practice throughout
  • Clear explanation of a wide range of research skills and methods to support understanding
  • Advice on literature reviews to aid study
  • Explanatory glossary ensuring all readers understand key terms and concepts



  • Three new chapters on qualitative methods, introducing grounded theory, phenomenology and ethnography
  • Updated narrative and research examples to ensure content and application is relevant


1. Research and Nursing Practice
2. Knowledge, Science and Research
3. Quantitative Research
4. Qualitative Research
5. Mixed Methods
6. The Research Process and Ethical Issues
7. Literature Reviews
8. Research and Theory
9. Research Questions and Operational Definitions
10. Research Designs
11. Experiments
12. Phenomenological Research
13. Grounded Theory
14. Ethnography
15. Samples and Sampling
16. Questionnaires
17. Interviews
18. Observations
19. Making Sense of Data
20. Evaluating Research Studies
21. Evidence-based Practice

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Kader Parahoo is Professor in Nursing and Health Research, School of Nursing and Institute of Nursing Research at the University of Ulster, Coleraine campus, UK.

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Kader Parahoo is Professor in Nursing and Health Research, School of Nursing and Institute of Nursing Research at the University of Ulster, Coleraine campus, UK.

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