"This book is fantastic! It gives a clear, concise guide to carrying out a literature review, which is of course a widely used formative assessment technique in a nursing program ... (it includes) in depth explanations and reasons as to how and why it is important to do a literature review ... the summary section at the end of each chapter is excellent, and allows the reader to review their understanding of what they’re just read. Overall an excellent book which is a must for any student nurse!"
Gem Smith, Student Nurse, Northumbria University, UK
"This book is superb. It explains the entire process of writing a literature review very clearly ... extremely helpful as the prospect of reviewing literature can be quite daunting."
Vicky Bain, Student Nurse, University of Nottingham, UK
"A comprehensive, easy to read guide which will help students to understand how to undertake a literature review, and how to use the resultant information effectively."
Anne-Marie Warnes, University of Central Lancashire, UK
"As a student, currently writing a literature review, I found this an extremely helpful book, which is invaluable in demystifying some of the more challenging elements, while at the same time providing clear, simple, appealing and appropriate guidance. This is a must have for undergraduate nursing students, and indeed all healthcare students embarking on such projects."
Audrey Grace, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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 new edition has been fully updated and provides a practical guide to the different types of literature that you may come across when undertaking a literature review. It includes: