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Critiquing Nursing Research 2nd Edition

Published: November 2006

About the author

Dr. John R. Cutcliffe holds the 'David G. Braithwaite' Professor of Nursing Endowed Chair at the University of Texas (Tyler); he is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatric Nursing at Stenberg College International School of Nursing, Vancouver, Canada. Martin Ward is an Independent Mental Health Nurse Consultant and Director of ; MZ Professional Development Ltd.

Table of contents

Foreword to the first edition

Foreword to the second edition

Preface to the first edition

Preface to the second edition

Acknowledgements

Background to psychiatric/mental health nursing research and critiquing research

The growth of evidence-based practice and the importance of critiquing research

The Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research (NPNR) and the National Journal Club

Examples of a range of approaches used to critique nursing research

Approaches to critiquing nursing research

Burns and Groves (1987) critical appraisal approach to critiquing nursing research

Morrisons (1991) approach to critiquing nursing research

Ryan-Wengers (1992) guidelines for critique of a research report

Polit and Hungler's (1997) approach to critiquing nursing research

Polit, Beck and Hungler's (2001) approach to critiquing qualitative nursing research

The development of the NPNR Journal Club approach to critiquing nursing research

The need for a new approach to critiquing nursing research?

The NPNR Journal Club approach

The second stage of the NPNR Journal Club development: taking shape

The third stage of the NPNR Journal Club development: gaining confidence in the approach

The fourth stage of the NPNR Journal Club development: critiquing with a degree of confidence

Future considerations

Using the NPNR approach to critiquing for a student dissertation

The future of psychiatric and mental health nursing research?

Evidence-based mental health practice in Europe

Appendix

Key points arising from the examples had we used the NPNR Journal Club approach to critiquing research

Index


ISBN: 9781856423168
£25.99