Welcome to the Companion Website

Welcome to the companion website for Research Methods for Nurses and Midwives, First Edition, by Merryl Harvey and Lucy Land. The resources on the site have been specifically designed to support your study.

On this website you will find:

  • Web activities referred to in your textbook
  • Quizzes to test your understanding
  • Checklists and additional resources

​Just click on the links to the left.

About the book:

Ideal for all pre- and post-registration nurses, this book introduces everything students need to know about understanding, critiquing and using research. It then builds on this foundation to develop ideas into workable practice for those doing research in the real world.

Inspired by over 25 years combined experience of teaching, the authors have structured the book around the complementary spheres of theory and practice, taking students through each step of the research process and demonstrating how to choose a question, design a research proposal, collect data, analyse findings and write up research.

It explores:

  • evidence-based research
  • literature and systematic reviews
  • ethics
  • secondary data
  • research design
  • methodologies and individual methods
  • data analysis – both quantitative and qualitative.

Embracing quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods alike and interwoven with case studies, this balanced, compelling textbook is packed full of material specially created to meet student and instructor needs.


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