Summary: With frequent examples from the best of the research literature, this authoritative text provides you with a comprehensive foundation for appraisal, synthesis, and generation of evidence for clinical practice. This new edition features an enhanced focus on research as the foundation for evidence-based practice, along with improved readability and more background coverage of qualitative research. This textbook prepares you to understand and apply research, and to go o
Summary: With frequent examples from the best of the research literature, this authoritative text provides you with a comprehensive foundation for appraisal, synthesis, and generation of evidence for clinical practice. This new edition features an enhanced focus on research as the foundation for evidence-based practice, along with improved readability and more background coverage of qualitative research. This textbook prepares you to understand and apply research, and to go on to conduct original research. ...show less
Unit One: Introduction to Nursing Research 1. Discovering the World of Nursing Research 2. NEW! The Evolution of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing 3. Introduction to Quantitative Research 4. Introduction to Qualitative Research
Unit Two: The Research Process 5. Research Problem and Purpose 6. Review of Relevant Literature 7. Frameworks 8. Objectives, Questions, and Hypotheses 9. Ethics in Research 10. Understanding Quantitative Research Design 11. Selecting a Research Design 12. Outcomes Research 13. Intervention Research 14. Sampling 15. The Concepts of Measurement 16. Measurement Methods Used in Developing Evidence for Practice 17. Collecting and Managing Data 18. Introduction to Statistical Analysis 19. Using Statistics to Describe Variables 20. Using Statistics to Examine Relationships 21. Using Statistics to Predict 22. Using Statistics to Examine Causality 23. Qualitative Research Methodology 24. Interpreting Research Outcomes 25. Communicating Research Findings
Unit Three: Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care 26. Critical Appraisal of Nursing Studies 27. Strategies for Promoting Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
Unit Four: Proposing and Seeking Funding for Research 28. Proposal Writing for Research Approval 29.NEW FOCUS!Seeking Funding for Research
Appendices A. NEW VERSION! Percentage Points of Students Distribution B. Percentage Points of the F Distribution C. Critical Values of the ï¿½2 Distribution D. Statistical Power Tables (ï¿½ = Effect Size)
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