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.

A Profession's Responsibility

A profession's responsibility

Research, Practice and Professional Responsibility

In many countries today there is an increasing emphasis on cost-effectiveness when there seems to be an unlimited demand for health care. All nurses want to give their patients and clients the best possible research-based care, but ‘political’ pressures from within and outside care settings can sometimes make this very difficult. Literature in this section highlights some of the problems, including the poor quality of some research.

Definition [See Appendix D for Source]

Journal club – a group that meets regularly (usually in clinical settings) to discuss and critique research reports appearing in research journals, often with the goal of assessing the utilization potential of the findings


3.7.1 Björkström, M.E., Johansson, I.S., Hamrin, E.K.F. & Athlin, E.E. (2003) Swedish ...

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