Research is a fundamental part of midwifery practice. However, noteveryone finds it easy to understand the basic principles, andparticularly the language of research. This accessible handbookenables midwives and student midwives to firstly understand how tosearch and make sense of research evidence, how to write a researchproposal and finally how to undertake a research study.
The Handbook of Midwifery Research specifically focuseson the needs of midwives and students and helps increase theknowledge and understanding of midwifery research, enabling thereader to undertake research with confidence. With case studies,learning objectives and clear examples throughout, this is anessential purchase for any midwife or student wanting to understandor undertake research. This handbook includes useful tools andtechniques to assist midwives and students to keep themselvesup-to-date with the best available evidence, enabling them to applythis evidence to their own clinical practice. * An essential resource for midwifery students as well asqualified midwives * Clear, straightforward, and accessible in style * Provides midwives and students with the skills to undertakeresearch with confidence * Provides examples throughout to apply research to midwiferypractice * Includes a glossary of research terms