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Health services research is a growing multidisciplinary field of research which seeks to investigate the complex world of healthcare provision, its effects and costs. This text, written by experts in the field, provides a highly accessible resource for researchers, from novice to more experienced.
A ‘practical guide’ that is much more than a reliable tool for conducting high quality Health Services Research, this book takes the academic, the student and the professional on a meaningful “journey” from formulating a research question all the way to analysis and delivery. This will deservedly occupy a visible place on the researcher’s desk rather than the shelf. The Chapter ‘Budget and Funding’ is a gem!
This edited book, with its experienced range of contributors and wide coverage of areas, is a very important practical guide for anyone conducting health services research
The authors have managed to convey information in a highly accessible manner and the text is littered with well constructed diagrams, tables and case studies. In addition, despite each chapter having been written by different groups of authors, there is cross-referencing between chapters that enables the reader to know that other information about a particular issue is presented elsewhere in the book...
The book brings a modern approach to research by including chapters on using the Internet as a research medium and engaging with members of the public. The chapter on obtaining funding will appeal to those practitioners working within a restricted budget... It is well laid out, easy to read and uses case studies and published empirical research to underpin the information detailed in each chapter, which also include a full reference list and further reading.?????????
Health research is complex, yet so essential. The decision to engage in health research is often motivated by a need to improve the current state of a particular phenomenon. However, having the necessary skills to do so is an essential part of making this type of research as effective as possible. It is imperative that those who engage in any type of health research be knowledgeable of these skills. This book provides the reader with a step-by-step guide to making a success of health research. It touches on important topics (i.e.
An excellent overview of research methods suited to those who have limited prior knowledge. Comprehensive coverage provided for all important aspects of research applicable to health for all levels of nursing students
An excellent textbook that is an easy resource for students embarking on research for the first time.
This text offers a broad, yet informative exploration of research within healthcare. The text will be of value to students, academics and clinicians. The authors bring a wealth of knowledge for the reader to draw upon
A well written book with good basic guidance on critical consideration of literature and research methodology
This book is really eather boring to look at. It asthetics are not very applealing. The chapter heading s are extremely relavant and to the point...
It is a useful resourse for qualifoed nurses i feel rather than student nurses. May be useful for students who research is not literaure reviere based...
A wonderful text for any aspiring health researcher.
This book on health service research is quite good and includes many different aspects of health research, e.g. quantitive and qualitative methods, health economics, mixed methods and internet-based methods.
A useful book for all students who are on a Health Science course. Clear guidance on research methods is given.
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