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    Nursing Research Text Receives Five Stars from Doody's Review Service

    Posted by admin on Jul 28, 2011 3:16:33 PM

    We are pleased to announce another Five Star Review from Doody's Review Service!

    Nursing Research: A Qualitative Perspective, Fifth Edition

    Patricia L. Munhall, EdD, ARNP, NCPsyA, FAAN, International Institute for Human Understanding

    ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-8515-4 | Paperback | 606 pages | © 2012

    The review, written by Diane M Tomasic, EdD, RN of Slippery Rock University, states:

    This edition follows the same format as previous editions. The first part provides foundational information on qualitative research. The second part covers the main qualitative methods with examples of each. The third part explores essential elements such as ethical considerations, institutional review, and evaluation of qualitative research, and discusses the use of qualitative research for evidence-based nursing. The author notes that this edition contains updated information on qualitative research, but to make room, some material from previous editions has been left out. Therefore, she stresses that previous editions continue to serve as resources since they contain valuable information not found in this edition.

    This book will be valuable to qualitative researchers. This edition does not replace previous editions.

    Written for nurses, nursing students, and qualitative nurse researchers, Nursing Research: A Qualitative Perspective, Fifth Edition defines qualitative research and presents information on the current state of this important field. The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated with 10 brand new chapters. Within the text, new exemplar research chapters include:

    • Qualitative methods
    • Phenomenology
    • Ethnography
    • Grounded theory
    • Case study
    • Narrative inquiry
    • Action research

    Visit our website for more information and to order the Fifth Edition of Nursing Research: A Qualitative Perspective. Qualified instructors can also contact our Account Specialists to request a review copy.

    Are you currently reviewing this title to use in your class? Let us know what you think!

    Topics: New Edition, nursing, Review

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