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How To Write Your Nursing Dissertation [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781118410714Series: HOW - How ToPublication details: New York : Wiley, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781118410691
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: How To Write Your Nursing DissertationDDC classification:
  • 808.06661
LOC classification:
  • LB2369 .G384 2012
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Contents:
How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword by Professor Carl May; Preface; About the companion website; Acknowledgements; The scenarios; Section 1 Starting your dissertation journey; 1 Starting your dissertation journey; What are dissertations?; What are the features of a degree education?; Features of a dissertation; Planning your dissertation - essential considerations; Completing your dissertation and gaining a good classification; References; Further reading; 2 Introduction to writing your evidence-based practice dissertation
9 Posing an evidence-based practice question: Using the PICO and SPICE modelsWhat is the PICO model?; Examples of PICO formulated questions; What is the SPICE model?; References; Section 3 Developing your healthcare/evidence-based practice dissertation; 10 Managing your time wisely; A dissertation as a frame of mind; Conclusion; References; 11 Developing your study skills; Knowing yourself; Being organised; Organising things in terms of what goes where; Consolidating your ideas and activities by talking to others about it; Reference; 12 Getting the most from your supervisor
Exploring and refining your questionSearching for research articles; Devising your search strategy; Accessing journal literature; The Cochrane Library; Websites and other resources; Support from your library service; RCN information literacy competencies; Conclusion; References; 7 What is grey literature and where can it be found?; What is 'grey literature'?; Where can I find grey literature?; Important websites; What about Google scholar?; References; 8 Harvard or Vancouver - getting it right all the time; Vancouver system; Harvard system; Use of computer referencing packages; Conclusion
How is evidence sourced?Conclusion; References; 4 What is evidence-based practice and clinical effectiveness?; Clinical effectiveness; Evidence-based practice; Making care more effective; References; 5 The challenges of delivering practice based on best evidence (in primary, secondary and tertiary settings); An evidence base for practice; Barriers to the use of research evidence in practice; Encouraging the use of research evidence in practice; Conclusion; References; Section 2 Sourcing and accessing evidence for your dissertation; 6 Sourcing the best evidence
How to get started
Sample guidelines for students undertaking an undergraduate healthcare dissertationTypical learning outcomes for an undergraduate evidence-based practice dissertation; The dissertation; Guidelines for students undertaking an undergraduate evidence-based practice dissertation; Typical postgraduate evidence-based practice dissertation module learning outcomes; Conclusion; 3 Clinical effectiveness and evidence-based practice: background and history; Introduction; Historical aspects of evidence-based practice; The contribution of the nursing profession to evidence-based practice
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How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword by Professor Carl May; Preface; About the companion website; Acknowledgements; The scenarios; Section 1 Starting your dissertation journey; 1 Starting your dissertation journey; What are dissertations?; What are the features of a degree education?; Features of a dissertation; Planning your dissertation - essential considerations; Completing your dissertation and gaining a good classification; References; Further reading; 2 Introduction to writing your evidence-based practice dissertation

9 Posing an evidence-based practice question: Using the PICO and SPICE modelsWhat is the PICO model?; Examples of PICO formulated questions; What is the SPICE model?; References; Section 3 Developing your healthcare/evidence-based practice dissertation; 10 Managing your time wisely; A dissertation as a frame of mind; Conclusion; References; 11 Developing your study skills; Knowing yourself; Being organised; Organising things in terms of what goes where; Consolidating your ideas and activities by talking to others about it; Reference; 12 Getting the most from your supervisor

Exploring and refining your questionSearching for research articles; Devising your search strategy; Accessing journal literature; The Cochrane Library; Websites and other resources; Support from your library service; RCN information literacy competencies; Conclusion; References; 7 What is grey literature and where can it be found?; What is 'grey literature'?; Where can I find grey literature?; Important websites; What about Google scholar?; References; 8 Harvard or Vancouver - getting it right all the time; Vancouver system; Harvard system; Use of computer referencing packages; Conclusion

How is evidence sourced?Conclusion; References; 4 What is evidence-based practice and clinical effectiveness?; Clinical effectiveness; Evidence-based practice; Making care more effective; References; 5 The challenges of delivering practice based on best evidence (in primary, secondary and tertiary settings); An evidence base for practice; Barriers to the use of research evidence in practice; Encouraging the use of research evidence in practice; Conclusion; References; Section 2 Sourcing and accessing evidence for your dissertation; 6 Sourcing the best evidence

How to get started

Sample guidelines for students undertaking an undergraduate healthcare dissertationTypical learning outcomes for an undergraduate evidence-based practice dissertation; The dissertation; Guidelines for students undertaking an undergraduate evidence-based practice dissertation; Typical postgraduate evidence-based practice dissertation module learning outcomes; Conclusion; 3 Clinical effectiveness and evidence-based practice: background and history; Introduction; Historical aspects of evidence-based practice; The contribution of the nursing profession to evidence-based practice