With an increasing expectation that all health professionals, including midwives, will base their practice on evidence, this popular book demystifies the world of research for midwives in the UK.
Introduction to Research for Midwives is a highly regarded resource that helps the reader develop their research skills and guides them toward using evidence effectively in their clinical work. Written clearly and simply, it covers research methods and processes, critical evaluation of research, and application of research to practice.
This book is suitable for both students and practising midwives, whether they are producers or end-users of research, or simply need to understand how to critique research articles and produce literature reviews.
Extensive guidelines on critiquing research articles and producing successful literature reviews
Student friendly - includes tips for producing successful assignments
New chapter on 'How to Write an Undergraduate Dissertation'
'Conducting Research' and 'Critiquing Research' sections in each chapter - suitable for midwives using research in different ways
Reflection prompts to encourage readers to engage with the narrative
Reader activities to enhance learning and understanding
Comprehensive and fully updated throughout
Glossary to provide clear explanations of research jargon
Linked to the NMC Standards and Proficiencies for Midwives, and can support professional revalidation