Introduction to Research for Midwives, 4th Edition (Original PDF from Publisher)


By Rowena Doughty, Diane Ménage

With an increasing expectation that all health professionals, including midwives, will base their practice on evidence, this popular book demystifies the world of research for midwives in the UK.

Introduction to Research for Midwives is a highly regarded resource that helps the reader develop their research skills and guides them toward using evidence effectively in their clinical work. Written clearly and simply, it covers research methods and processes, critical evaluation of research, and application of research to practice.

This book is suitable for both students and practising midwives, whether they are producers or end-users of research, or simply need to understand how to critique research articles and produce literature reviews.

  • Simple language, clear writing and structure – can be dipped into or read from cover to cover
  • Extensive guidelines on critiquing research articles and producing successful literature reviews
  • Student friendly – includes tips for producing successful assignments
  • New chapter on ‘How to Write an Undergraduate Dissertation’
  • ‘Conducting Research’ and ‘Critiquing Research’ sections in each chapter – suitable for midwives using research in different ways
  • Reflection prompts to encourage readers to engage with the narrative
  • Reader activities to enhance learning and understanding
  • Comprehensive and fully updated throughout
  • Glossary to provide clear explanations of research jargon
  • Linked to the NMC Standards and Proficiencies for Midwives, and can support professional revalidation


Product Details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Elsevier; 4th edition (October 15, 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 222 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0702080039
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0702080036
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9780702080036
  • eText ISBN: 9780702080050
  • eText ISBN: 9780702080043

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