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Nursing Research - Text

Nursing Research - Text - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323057431

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ISBN13: 978-0323057431
ISBN10: 0323057438
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 10
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Nursing Research - Text - 7TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323057431

Geri Lobiondo-Wood

ISBN13: 978-0323057431
ISBN10: 0323057438
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 10
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Now in full color, this easy-to-understand textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to nursing research concepts and methods. Evidence-based practice is emphasized throughout, with clear guidelines for evaluating research and applying scientific evidence to practice. Coverage includes qualitative and quantitative research, appraising and critiquing research, critical thinking, and clinical decision-making using research information. Separate coverage of quantitative and qualitative research makes each type of research easier to understand.Research Vignettes present real-world applications of nursing research to help bridge the gaps among clinical research, academia, and clinical practice.Sample critiques of research articles correspond to the principles presented throughout the book and demonstrate how to apply key concepts and techniques when evaluating actual nursing research articles.An increased focus on evidence-based practice highlights its importance to nursing research and addresses the proper way to appraise and apply research to practice.Completely updated content includes new sample research articles that keep you current with the latest research topics and trends.A user-friendly, full-color layout features helpful boxes, tables, and illustrations that highlight key concepts and help you quickly find information.Balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative research ensures each type is equally represented in value and importance to evidence-based practice.A set of Research Appraisal Guidelines inside the back cover offers quick reference for completing assignments or evaluating research.

Author Bio

Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Houston, TX and Judith Haber, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, Director, Master's Program, New York University, New York, NY

Table of Contents

PART I. OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

1. Integrating the Processes of Research and Evidence-Based Practice

2. Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions

3. Gathering and Appraising the Literature

PART II. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

4. Introduction to Qualitative Research

5. Qualitative Approaches to Research

6. Appraising Qualitative Research

PART III. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

7. Introduction to Quantitative Research

8. Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs

9. Nonexperimental Designs

10. Sampling

11. Legal and Ethical Issues

12. Data Collection Methods

13. Reliability and Validity

14. Data Analysis: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics

15. Understanding Research Findings

16. Appraising Quantitative Research

PART IV. APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

17. Developing an Evidence-Based Practice

18. Tools for Applying Evidence to Practice

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