9780781749725

Essentials of Nursing Research Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781749725

  • ISBN10:

    0781749727

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/8/2005
  • Publisher: LWW
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"Completely updated with timely content and a full-color presentation, the Sixth Edition of this resource provides the guidance you need to effectively critique every aspect of nursing research and apply the results to clinical practice. Named an AJN Book of the Year, Essentials of Nursing Research uses clear, straightforward language and logically organized chapters to help you understand, retain, and apply fundamental concepts with ease."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Overview of Nursing Research
1(108)
Introducing Research and Its Use in Nursing Practice
3(27)
Comprehending Key Concepts in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
30(21)
Understanding the Research Process in Qualitative and Quantitative Studies
51(15)
Reading Research Reports
66(17)
Reviewing the Ethical Aspects of a Nursing Study
83(26)
PART 2 Preliminary Steps in the Research Process
109(66)
Scrutinizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses
111(21)
Finding and Reviewing Studies in the Literature
132(21)
Examining the Conceptual/Theoretical Basis of a Study
153(22)
PART 3 Designs for Nursing Research
175(110)
Scrutinizing Quantitative Research Design
177(32)
Understanding Qualitative Research Design
209(27)
Examining Specific Types of Research
236(22)
Examining Sampling Plans
258(27)
PART 4 Data Collection
285(62)
Scrutinizing Data Collection Methods
287(35)
Evaluating Measurements and Data Quality
322(25)
PART 5 Data Analysis
347(80)
Analyzing Quantitative Data
349(47)
Analyzing Qualitative Data
396(31)
PART 6 Critical Appraisal and Utilization of Nursing Research
427(68)
Critiquing Research Reports
429(28)
Using Research in Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
457(38)
Glossary 495(18)
Appendix: Research Reports 513(28)
Index 541

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