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Foundations of Nursing Research,9780838526965

Foundations of Nursing Research

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9780838526965

ISBN10:
0838526969
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

Undergraduate Nursing Students. This user-friendly undergraduate text follows the research process steps diligently: from problem identification and literature review, to development of hypotheses, design formulation, samples and data collection and data analysis. Separate chapters cover critiquing, dissemination, and implementation of research. This third edition continues to use the popular format that has made this a best-seller. Chapter outlines, objectives, key terms, chapter summaries, and self-tests are included for each chapter, as well as a glossary at the end of the book. The third edition includes more case studies and a new design to make reading and comprehension easier.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi
PART I INTRODUCTION TO NURSING RESEARCH 1(54)
1 Development of Nursing Research
3(22)
2 Overview of the Research Process
25(14)
3 Ethical Issues in Nursing Research
39(16)
PART II PRELIMINARY STEPS IN THE RESEARCH PROCESS 55(68)
4 Identifying Nursing Research Problems
57(16)
5 Review of the Literature
73(16)
6 Theory and Nursing Research
89(20)
7 Hypotheses and Research Questions
109(14)
PART III RESEARCH DESIGNS 123(44)
8 Quantitative Research Designs
125(24)
9 Qualitative Research Designs
149(18)
PART IV OBTAINING STUDY SUBJECTS AND COLLECTION OF DATA 167(74)
10 Populations and Samples
169(22)
11 Measurement and Collection of Data
191(20)
12 Data-Collection Methods
211(30)
PART V DATA ANALYSIS 241(70)
13 Descriptive Statistics
243(28)
14 Inferential Statistics
271(24)
15 Presentation and Discussion of Study Findings
295(16)
PART VI UTILIZATION AND EVALUATION OF RESEARCH FINDINGS 311(36)
16 Communication and Utilization of Nursing Research
313(24)
17 Critique of Research Reports
337(10)
Answers to Self-tests 347(4)
Appendix A Consent Form 351(2)
Appendix B Sources of Research Instruments 353(2)
Glossary 355(18)
Index 373


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