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Module Reading List

Project A, 2011/12, Semester 1
Mahua Das
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Recommended reading

* = Most recommended

* NEILLY, E. 2009. University of Leeds Library subject guide for Medicine . Available from:

School of Medicine & Dentistry. 2009. Guide to doing a literature review. James Cook University. Available from:

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Literature review

* RIDLEY, D. 2008. The literature review : a step-by-step guide for students . London: Sage.

AVEYARD, H. 2007. Doing a literature review in health and social care : a practical guide . Maidenhead: Open University Press.

BOLDERSTON, A. 2008. Writing an effective literature review. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences , 39, 86-92. Available as an online course reading in the VLE .

FINK, A. 2005. Conducting research literature reviews : from the internet to paper . London: Sage Publications.

HART, C. 1998. Doing a literature review : releasing the social science research imagination . London: Sage.

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Reading and critical review

BERKELEY LIBRARY. 2008. Critical evaluation of resources. University of California. Available from:

DHANN, S. 2001. Note taking skills - from lectures and readings. University of Exeter: Department of Lifelong Learning. Available from:

GOSALL, N.K, GOSALL, G.S. 2009. The doctor's guide to critical appraisal . Cheshire: PasTest.

* GREENHALGH, T. 2010. How to read a paper: the basics of evidence based medicine . 4th edition. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell

SOLUTIONS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH. 2010. Critical appraisal skills programme. Available from:

* SKILLS@LIBRARY. 2009. Speed reading; Reading with understanding; Taking notes while reading . Available from:

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* SKILLS@LIBRARY. 2009. Writing skills . Available from:

Burnard, P. 2004. Writing skills in health care . Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes.

GILLETT, A. 2009. Academic writing: writing paragraphs. Using English for academic purposes: a guide for students in higher education. Available from:

CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEARNING AND TEACHING. 2009. Better report writing for University students. Higher Education Academy. Available from:

MORLEY, J. 2005. Academic phrasebank . University of Manchester. Available from:

WILLIAMS, D. 2002. Writing skills in practice : a practical guide for health professionals . London: Jessica Kingsley.

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* SANDARS, J. 2009. The use of reflection in medical education. AMEE Guide No. 44. Medical teacher. , 31(8).

SOBRAL, D.T. 2000. An appraisal of medical students’ reflection-in-learning. Medical education. , 34, 182–187.

TATE, S., SILLS, M. 2004. The development of critical reflection in the health professions . London: Higher Education Academy, Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre


This list was last updated on 29/09/2011