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Nursing Research : Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice and CD

Nursing Research : Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice and CD - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781794688

Cover of Nursing Research : Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice and CD 8TH 08 (ISBN 978-0781794688)
ISBN13: 978-0781794688
ISBN10: 0781794684
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 08
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $84.95

Nursing Research : Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice and CD - 8TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781794688

Denise F. Polit and Cheryl T. Beck

ISBN13: 978-0781794688
ISBN10: 0781794684
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 08
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Thoroughly revised to emphasize the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Eighth Edition presents methods and tools for generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice. This edition offers more guidance on evaluating and critiquing research evidence. Other revisions include more in-depth coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research and a new chapter on developing and testing new instruments.

Table of Contents

Foundations of nursing research and evidence-based practice p. 1
Introduction to nursing research in an evidence-based practice environment p. 3
Translating research evidence into nursing practice : evidence-based nursing p. 28
Generating evidence : key concepts and steps in qualitative and quantitative research p. 55
Conceptualizing a study to generate evidence for nursing p. 80
Conceptualizing research problems, research questions, and hypotheses p. 81
Finding and critiquing evidence : research literature reviews p. 105
Developing a theoretical or conceptual context p. 139
Generating research evidence ethically p. 167
Designing a study to generate evidence for nursing p. 193
Planning a nursing study p. 195
Developing an approach for a qualitative study p. 219
Designing quantitative studies p. 248
Enhancing rigor in quantitative research p. 286
Undertaking research for specific purposes p. 309
Developing a sampling plan p. 337
Collecting research data p. 365
Designing and implementing a data collection plan p. 367
Collecting unstructured data p. 392
Collecting structured data p. 414
Assessing measurement quality in quantitative studies p. 449
Developing and testing self-report scales p. 474
Analyzing and interpreting research data p. 506
Analyzing qualitative data p. 507
Enhancing quality and integrity in qualitative research p. 536
Describing data through statistics p. 556
Using inferential statistics to test hypotheses p. 583
Using multivariate statistics to analyze complex relationships p. 614
Designing a quantitative analysis strategy : from data collection to interpretation p. 642
Building an evidence base for nursing practice p. 664
Integrating research evidence : meta-analysis and metasynthesis p. 665
Disseminating evidence : reporting research findings p. 691
Writing proposals to generate evidence p. 712
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