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Action Research in Health Care Alison Morton-Cooper

Action Research in Health Care

Alison Morton-Cooper

Published May 4th 2000
ISBN : 9780632040919
Paperback
124 pages
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 About the Book 

Action research has grown in stature in the fields of education andindustry because it centres on people and their problems. Thus itnecessarily shares aspects of their human frailty and apparentfickleness: it refuses to be bound by the conventionalMoreAction research has grown in stature in the fields of education andindustry because it centres on people and their problems. Thus itnecessarily shares aspects of their human frailty and apparentfickleness: it refuses to be bound by the conventional methods usedto create boundaries in scientific research. In these days ofclinical governance, action research provides a valuable means ofdeveloping responsible and reflective practices that takes intoaccount the different stakeholders within a public serviceenvironment. Action research in health care is something of a new ageapproach, and as such it is only beginning to be recognised andacknowledged for its tremendous potential in bringing professionalsand their patients and clients closer together. This book iswritten in response to all those of you who have struggled in vainto find a practical, concise and yet insightful account of the useof action research methods in health care practice.