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Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice - With CD

Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice - With CD - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781781534

Cover of Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice - With CD 7TH 10 (ISBN 978-0781781534)
ISBN13: 978-0781781534
ISBN10: 0781781531
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 10
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2010
International: No

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Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice - With CD - 7TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781781534

Denise F. Polit

ISBN13: 978-0781781534
ISBN10: 0781781531
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 10
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Essentials of Nursing Research is designed to teach students how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research reports in nursing practice. The Seventh Edition has been updated with stronger coverage of evidence-based practice, including content on how to read, interpret, and critique systematic reviews, which are considered by many to be a cornerstone of evidence-based practice. Also included in the Seventh Edition: a more balanced presentation of medical and social science methods and nomenclature; enhanced coverage of qualitative research; and more!

Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview of Nursing Research and Its Role in Evidence-Based Practice

* Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment
* Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: Fundamentals
* Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
* Reading and Critiquing Research Reports
* Ethics in Research

Part 2: Preliminary Steps in the Appraisal of Evidence
* Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses
* Literature Reviews: Finding and Reviewing Research Evidence
* Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks

Part 3: Designs for Nursing Research
* Quantitative Research Designs
* Qualitative Designs and Approaches
* Specific Types of Research
* Sampling Plans

Part 4: Data Collection
* Data Collection Methods
* Measurement and Data Quality

Part 5: Data Analysis and Interpretation
* Statistical Analysis of Quantitative Data
* Rigor and Interpretation in Quantitative Research
* Analysis of Qualitative Data
* Trustworthiness and Integrity in Qualitative Research
* Systematic Reviews: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis
* Methodologic and Theoretical References
* Glossary
* Glossary of Selected Statistical Symbols

Appendices: Research Reports

A. The Relationships among Anxiety, Anger, and Blood Pressure in Children

The Anniversary of Birth Trauma