9780323057462

Study Guide for Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323057462

  • ISBN10:

    0323057462

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/2/2009
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Summary

This essential study guide is completely updated to reflect the evidence-based focus and fresh content of the 7 th edition of Nursing Research. It provides chapter-by-chapter review and a variety of innovative learning activities to help you strengthen your critical appraisal and research application skills. Introduction and Learning Outcomes help you focus on key content.Content Mastery Activities such as fill-in-the-blank, matching, and multiple-choice questions, word scramble exercises, crossword puzzles, and critical thinking activities help you apply essential concepts.Critique Activities refer to research studies from the textbook and challenge you to critique various aspects of the research.Web-Based Activities direct you to online sources of information to practice appraising research found on the Internet.Evidence-Based Practice Activities at the end of each chapter reinforce the importance of using research evidence in clinical practice.An Answer Key at the back of the study guide allows you to check your answers for immediate performance feedback.

Table of Contents

Overview Of Research And Evidence-Based Practice
Integrating the Processes of Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions
Gathering and Appraising the Literature
Processes And Evidence Related To Qualitative Research
Introduction to Qualitative Research
Qualitative Approaches to Research
Appraising Qualitative Research
Processes And Evidence Related To Quantitative Research
Introduction to Quantitative Research
Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs
Nonexperimental Designs
Sampling
Legal and Ethical Issues
Data Collection Methods
Reliability and Validity
Data Analysis: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
Understanding Research Findings
Appraising Quantitative Research
Application Of Research: Evidence-Based Practice
Developing an Evidence-Based Practice
Tools for Applying Evidence to Practice
Answer Key
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