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Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence

Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence - 6th edition

Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence - 6th edition

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ISBN10: 1416054685

Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence by Nancy Burns - ISBN 9781416054689
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Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
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Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence by Nancy Burns - ISBN 9781416054689

ISBN13: 9781416054689

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Edition: 6TH 09

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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.

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Table of Contents

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 �2 Distribution
D. Statistical Power Tables (� = Effect Size)

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