Doing a literature review in nursing, health and social care / by Michael Coughlan and Patricia Cronin.

By: Coughlan, Michael, 1958- [aut]
Contributor(s): Cronin, Patricia, 1959- [aut]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE, 2021Edition: Third editionDescription: 178 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781526497529; 1526497522; 9781526497512; 1526497514Subject(s): Health Services Research | Research Design | Nursing Research -- methods | Medical care -- Research -- Methodology | Social service -- Research -- Methodology | Nursing -- Research -- MethodologyDDC classification: 610.73072 LOC classification: RT81.5 | .C68 2021
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. What is a literature review ? -- 2. Types of literature review? -- 3. Selecting a review topic and searching the literature -- 4. Reading and organising the literature -- 5. Critically appraising the literature -- 6. Combining (synthesising) the results -- 7. Writing a literature review, plagiarism and referencing.

A clear and practical guide to completing a literature review in nursing and healthcare studies. Providing students with straightforward guidance on how to successfully carry out a literature review as part of a research project or dissertation, this book uses examples and activities to demonstrate how to complete each step correctly, from start to finish, and highlights how to avoid common mistakes. The third edition includes expert advice on selecting and researching a topic, a chapter outlining the different types of literature review, increased focus on Critical Appraisal Tools and how to use them effectively, new real-world examples presenting best practice, instructions on writing up and presenting the final piece of work, perfect for any nursing or healthcare student new to literature reviews and for anyone who needs a refresher in this important topic.

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