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Doing a literature review in health and social care [electronic resource] : a practical guide / by Helen Aveyard.

By: Publication details: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2014.Edition: 3rd editionDescription: 1 online resource (232 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780335263080 (ebook) :
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: Print version :: No titleDDC classification:
  • 362.1072041 23
LOC classification:
  • RA440.87.G7
NLM classification:
  • WZ 345
Online resources:
Contents:
<i>Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction</i> Why do a literature review in health and social care? How do I develop a question for my literature review? What literature will be relevant to my literature review? How do I search for literature? How do I critically appraise the literature? How do I analyse my findings? How do I discuss my findings and make recommendations? Frequently asked questions <i>Glossary References Index</i>
Summary: Why do a literature review? What literature is relevant? How do I appraise my findings? How do I present my literature review? This step-by-step guide simplifies the process of reviewing published literature, provides a guide to searching, appraising and comparing literature, and offers practical tips on writing up. This bestselling book is a step-by-step guide to doing a literature review in health and social care. It is vital reading for all those undertaking their undergraduate or postgraduate dissertation or any research module which involves a literature review. The book provides a practical guide to doing a literature review from start to finish. This third edition includes:Even more examples of real life research scenarios More emphasis on how to ask the right question New and updated advice on following a clear search strategyExpanded guide to using a range of critical appraisal tools More coverage of how to write up your results Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care, 3rd Edition is essential reading for students at all levels within the health and social care field and a useful text for anyone new to reviewing and appraising evidence.Amazon reviews for the 2nd edition:"This really helped me complete my dissertation. Well set out, easy to understand and for literature review beginners a very good place to start.""This book has really helped me understand what a literature review is, and gives great insight into what is expected from your literature review.""Buy this book: it's a God send!"Over 25,000 copies sold"This deceptively small book provides a comprehensive, user-friendly, step-by-step guide to the development of a literature review. Key strengths are the clarity of expression and the logical flow of information. Chapters match the stages of a literature review, from start to finish. Useful examples and key questions will help to keep the reader on track. With this book as your guide, developing a literature review need not be a daunting or overwhelming task."Dr Merryl E Harvey, Senior Academic, Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University, UK
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Previous ed.: 2010.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

<i>Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction</i> Why do a literature review in health and social care? How do I develop a question for my literature review? What literature will be relevant to my literature review? How do I search for literature? How do I critically appraise the literature? How do I analyse my findings? How do I discuss my findings and make recommendations? Frequently asked questions <i>Glossary References Index</i>

Why do a literature review? What literature is relevant? How do I appraise my findings? How do I present my literature review? This step-by-step guide simplifies the process of reviewing published literature, provides a guide to searching, appraising and comparing literature, and offers practical tips on writing up. This bestselling book is a step-by-step guide to doing a literature review in health and social care. It is vital reading for all those undertaking their undergraduate or postgraduate dissertation or any research module which involves a literature review. The book provides a practical guide to doing a literature review from start to finish. This third edition includes:Even more examples of real life research scenarios More emphasis on how to ask the right question New and updated advice on following a clear search strategyExpanded guide to using a range of critical appraisal tools More coverage of how to write up your results Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care, 3rd Edition is essential reading for students at all levels within the health and social care field and a useful text for anyone new to reviewing and appraising evidence.Amazon reviews for the 2nd edition:"This really helped me complete my dissertation. Well set out, easy to understand and for literature review beginners a very good place to start.""This book has really helped me understand what a literature review is, and gives great insight into what is expected from your literature review.""Buy this book: it's a God send!"Over 25,000 copies sold"This deceptively small book provides a comprehensive, user-friendly, step-by-step guide to the development of a literature review. Key strengths are the clarity of expression and the logical flow of information. Chapters match the stages of a literature review, from start to finish. Useful examples and key questions will help to keep the reader on track. With this book as your guide, developing a literature review need not be a daunting or overwhelming task."Dr Merryl E Harvey, Senior Academic, Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University, UK

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