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