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Nursing Research : Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice - With CD

Nursing Research : Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice - With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323028288

Cover of Nursing Research : Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice - With CD 6TH 06 (ISBN 978-0323028288)
ISBN13: 978-0323028288
ISBN10: 0323028284
Edition: 6TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2006
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Nursing Research : Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice - With CD - 6TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323028288

Geri LoBiondo-Wood and Judith Haber

ISBN13: 978-0323028288
ISBN10: 0323028284
Edition: 6TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This is a comprehensive but easy-to-understand nursing research textbook that is designed to introduce students to research concepts and methods, as well as teach how to evaluate research and apply scientific evidence to practice. The 6th edition now includes an increased emphasis on evidence-based practice, and teaches the reader how to analyze research by demonstrating in detail the components of research, the types of research, and how to use research information. The thread of evidence-based practice has been enhanced from cover to cover, including the addition of "Evidence-Based Practice Tips" throughout. The sixth edition now features a full-color design and illustrations.

  • Quantitative research and qualitative research are presented separately, in a balanced manner.
  • A inviting Research Vignette opens each of the book's four Parts, introducing students to real-world practitioners of nursing research.
  • Unique Helpful Hint boxes offer practical tips for avoiding common pitfalls in nursing research.
  • Critiquing Guides offer essential questions to ask when critiquing aspects of a research article.
  • Critical Thinking Decision Paths are flowchart-style diagrams with critical decision points that guide students through the process of decsion-making in conducting and interpreting research.
  • Critical Thinking Challenges are thought-provoking questions at the end of each chapter.
  • Critique of a Research Study features demonstrate how to apply critiquing skills to a research study.
  • Additional popular pedagogical aids include Key Terms lists, Learning Outcomes, and Key Points summaries, along with many tables

Table of Contents

PART 1: RESEARCH OVERVIEW

Chapter 1: The Role of Research in Nursing
Chapter 2: The Research Process: Integrating Evidence-Based Practice (NEW Title)
Chapter 3: Developing Research Questions and Hypotheses (NEW Title)
Chapter 4: Literature Review
Chapter 5: Theoretical Framework

PART 2: PROCESSES RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

Chapter 6: Introduction to Qualitative Research
Chapter 7: Qualitative Approaches to Research
Chapter 8: Evaluating Qualitative Research

PART 3: PROCESSES RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

Chapter 9: Introduction to Quantitative Research
Chapter 10: Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs
Chapter 11: Nonexperimental Designs
Chapter 12: Sampling
Chapter 13: Legal and Ethical Issues
Chapter 14: Data-Collection Methods
Chapter 15: Reliability and Validity
Chapter 16: Data (NEW Title)
Chapter 17: Analysis of Findings (NEW Title)
Chapter 18: Evaluating Quantitative Research

PART 4: APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

Chapter 19: Developing an Evidence-Based Practice (NEW Title)
Chapter 20: Tools for Applying Evidence to Practice NEW!

Appendixes
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Glossary
Index

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Nursing Research - Text - 7th edition

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