Author by : Carolyn M. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. In simple language, it explains the world of research both for those who must use it as part of evidence-based practice and those undertaking research. Relevant theory is discussed, with emphasis on its practical application. The Basic Framework of Research 4. Evidence-based medicine: a new approach to teaching the practice of medicine. With a strong emphasis on normal birth, the book covers the spectrum of midwifery-related topics applied to practice, providing a foundation of knowledge, and encouraging independent thought through the use of reflective exercises in each chapter and online.
Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. The midwifery model supports spending enough time with clients to explore multiple interpretations of the evidence. The book provides midwives with material that meets individual ways of learning and supports current modes of midwifery education. It also listed practices that did not have a strong enough evidence base to either encourage or discourage but which needed more evidence. Clinicians are now required to provide guidance through the lens of both scientific evidence and judgement based on experience.
This third edition of Introduction to Research for Midwives is the answer! For this 14th edition, each section and chapter has been fully updated and enhanced by leading authors to ensure the text complies with contemporary practice and current guidelines. They create companion resources and cell phone apps for clients to use. The case for the importance of the research base for clinical practice is well made. Where there is repetition it helps clarify the issues being explained, and draws the book together. It will also expand on the subject of ethics to incorporate some of the issues on informed consent and women's choice to have a scan.
Clinical research in obstetrics and gynecology: a Baedeker for busy clinicians. Need to understand the basic principles and processes of research? It explores: · Evidence-based research · Literature and systematic reviews · Ethics · Secondary Data · Research design · Methodologies and individual methods · Data analysis — quantitative and qualitative Interwoven with case studies and embracing quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods alike, this balanced textbook provides an introduction to a wide range of theories and methods and is packed full of material specially created to meet student and instructor needs. Important recommendations and practice- based implications may then be raised and debated for future use. The content is particularly student-friendly and provides clear guidelines on critiquing research articles and producing successful reviews of the literature, with many tips on producing assignments that really work. I understand that this is an introductory text, but so much research in midwifery is carried out by multidisciplinary teams which could have been emphasised more in the text and the references. Many midwifery researchers actively focus their research on topics relevant to normal birth, including how to preserve as much normalcy as possible even in complex situations.
Practices that they claimed should be abandoned included routine shaving; electronic fetal monitoring; arbitrary limits on the length of labour; episiotomy and separation of mother and baby. Evidence-based medicine and treatment choices. No prior knowledge of research needed Written in a simple, practical style Applied to the context of evidence-based practice Comprehensive glossary of research terms Quantitative and qualitative research approaches clarified and illustrated Time-saving study skills highlighted Key points summaries for quick revision Clear emphasis on evidence-based practice All chapters include new material Major chapters extensively rewritten Up-to-date references and examples New research techniques included Glossary updated and simplified Author by : Elizabeth R. However, although scientific evidence can determine which test or treatment may work best over a population it does not eliminate the need for clinician skills, judgment and decision-making on the scale of individuals. Need to understand the basic principles and processes of research? It incorporates an interpretation of the implications of the Children Act 1989 regarding child protection. He has covered the subject of research with midwives on a wide range of courses including those at degree and masters level. This book brings together a range of phenomenological methods and insights into one accessible text.
Internationally, midwives recognize that evidence is an essential part of providing good care. The Person-Based Approach to Intervention Development: Application to Digital Health-Related Behavior Change Interventions. Effective care in pregnancy and childbirth. These include the poor preparation of nurse students to work effectively with minority ethnic clients and the racialism present in many practice settings. This excellent introductory E-book presents concepts in an accessible and engaging manner; demonstrating how to use research and, importantly, which research to use.
Designed for researchers and students undertaking research projects on midwifery and childbirth, this text includes contributions from a range of international and highly regarded phenomenological authors and researchers. You know how to search the web to find high-quality systematic reviews and use the Cochrane database. Learning to access, evaluate and apply research findings in everyday clinical practice can be difficult. The need for evidence-based medicine. External Link The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada obstetric guidelines can be found here: 12. These demonstrate how different phenomenological approaches have been used to explore and uncover experiences of childbirth and maternity as well as offering important insights into how women experience different facets of the birth experience during the antenatal, intra-partum and postnatal period.
These include the poor preparation of nurse students to work effectively with minority ethnic clients and the racialism present in many practice settings. Help is at hand with this 5th edition of Research Methods for Clinical Therapists, which explains, in a clear and simple manner, how to evaluate existing research and how to conduct your own research. Evidence-based medicine requires new skills of the physician, including efficient literature-searching, and the application of formal rules of evidence in evaluating the clinical literature. You use evidence to inform and support choice and actively give permission for reasonable alternatives. You get alerts to your preferred journals to keep abreast of new findings. A Comparative Study of Home and Hospital Care Provided by the Same Midwives. Written by authors with clinical and research experience, this book is intended for midwives and student midwives participating in Diploma, Advanced Diploma and first level degree programmes.
Guide to effective care in pregnancy and childbirth. The final chapter is presented as a challenge for the future. Category: Medical Author : Elizabeth R. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Good Evidence Is Necessary for Good Patient Care. It also gave clear guidance when common interventions lacked an evidence-base 28 : First. Many hoped that evidence would settle the debates about appropriate rates of intervention in childbirth.