Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care: A Practical Guide (Paperback)
  • Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care: A Practical Guide (Paperback)

Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care: A Practical Guide (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 16/01/2014
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This bestselling book is a step-by-step guide to doing a literature review in health and social care. It is vital reading for all those undertaking their undergraduate or postgraduate dissertation or any research module which involves a literature review.

The book provides a practical guide to doing a literature review from start to finish. This third edition includes:

Even more examples of real life research scenarios More emphasis on how to ask the right question New and updated advice on following a clear search strategyExpanded guide to using a range of critical appraisal tools More coverage of how to write up your results Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care, 3rd Edition is essential reading for students at all levels within the health and social care field and a useful text for anyone new to reviewing and appraising evidence.

Amazon reviews for the 2nd edition:

"This really helped me complete my dissertation. Well set out, easy to understand and for literature review beginners a very good place to start."

"This book has really helped me understand what a literature review is, and gives great insight into what is expected from your literature review."

"Buy this book: it's a God send!"

Over 25,000 copies sold

"This deceptively small book provides a comprehensive, user-friendly, step-by-step guide to the development of a literature review. Key strengths are the clarity of expression and the logical flow of information. Chapters match the stages of a literature review, from start to finish. Useful examples and key questions will help to keep the reader on track. With this book as your guide, developing a literature review need not be a daunting or overwhelming task."
Dr Merryl E Harvey, Senior Academic, Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University, UK

Publisher: Open University Press
ISBN: 9780335263073
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 210 x 130 x 10 mm
Edition: 3rd edition

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“Useful for dissertation virgins”

If you don't have a clue whats involved in undertaking a health/social care dissertation then its the book for you. Aveyard breaks it down very simplistically.
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