This latest edition of Resources for Nursing Research provides a comprehensive bibliography of sources on nursing research and includes references for books, journal papers and Internet resources. This Fourth Edition covers the disciplines of nursing, health care, and the social sciences.

Communicating Nursing Research

Communicating nursing research

Evaluating Research Findings

‘A research critique is an objective, systematic attempt to identify, appreciate and weigh the merits and demerits of a particular piece of scientific research.’ (Phillips, L.R.F., 1986: 364)

Literature included in this section will help nurses to develop their skills in evaluating published works and in making decisions about relevance to practice.

Definition [See Appendix D for Source]

Evaluating research findings – a creative, constructive and positive process conducted for the purpose of identifying the strategies and limitations of a research project

Major Text

Phillips, L.R.F. (1986) A clinician's guide to the critique and utilization of nursing research. Norwalk, CT: Appleton-Century-Crofts ISBN 0838511627 References


2.95.1 Bell, P., Staines, P. & Mitchell, J. (2001) Evaluating, doing and writing research in psychology. London: Sage ISBN 0761971750 ...

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