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Essentials of Nursing Research : Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization - With CD

Essentials of Nursing Research : Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization - With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781749725

Cover of Essentials of Nursing Research : Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization - With CD 6TH 06 (ISBN 978-0781749725)
ISBN13: 978-0781749725
ISBN10: 0781749727
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 06
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $69.95

Essentials of Nursing Research : Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization - With CD - 6TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781749725

Denise F. Polit and Cheryl T. Beck

ISBN13: 978-0781749725
ISBN10: 0781749727
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 06
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Completely updated with timely content and a full-color presentation, the Sixth Edition of this resource provides the guidance you need to effectively critique every aspect of nursing research and apply the results to clinical practice. Named an AJN Book of the Year, Essentials of Nursing Research uses clear, straightforward language and logically organized chapters to help you understand, retain, and apply fundamental concepts with ease.

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview of Nursing Research

Introducing Research and Its Use in Nursing Practice
Comprehending Key Concepts in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Understanding the Research Process in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Reading Research Reports
Understanding the Ethics of Nursing Research

Part II: Preliminary Steps in the Research Process

Scrutinizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses
Finding and Reviewing Studies in the Literature
Examining the Conceptual/Theoretical Basis of a Study

Part III: Designs for Nursing Research

Scrutinizing Quantitative Research Design
Scrutinizing Qualitative Research Design
Examining Specific Types of Research
Evaluating Sampling Plans

Part IV: Data Collection

Examining Data Collection Methods
Evaluating Data Quality and Measurements

Part V: Data Analysis

Analyzing Quantitative Data
Analyzing Qualitative Data

Part VI: Critical Appraisal and Utilization of Nursing Research

Critiquing Research Reports
Using Research in Evidence-Based Nursing Practice