Recommended reading for a research methods module

Having recently completed my research methods module, here is my list of recommended reading resources to help you with the module!



Nursing Research: Principles, Process and Issues – Parahoo







Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice – Lobindo-Wood and Haber







Understanding Research for Nursing Students – Peter Ellis







Essentials of Nursing Research – Polit and Beck








The Research Process in Nursing – Gerrish and Lathlean








Introducing Research & Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing & Healthcare Professionals – Jolley







The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research – Denzin and Lincoln








Qualitative Methods for Health Research – Green & Thorogood






Qualitative Research in Nursing and Healthcare – Holloway and Galvin




Moser and Korstjens wrote a 4 part series explaining qualitative research. The articles are free to access and dated 2017 – here are the links for the articles:

I would also recommend the Students 4 Best Evidence blog @Students4BE where you can find out more information about research and read more about key concepts within healthcare research.

The journey of a research project by Elaine Maxwell and Tara Lamont:

Let me know if you have any more good resources!


T x




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