9780721681061

Understanding Nursing Research

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  • ISBN13:

    9780721681061

  • ISBN10:

    0721681069

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1999
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

The new, second edition of this AJN Book of the Year introduces each step in the nursing research process, and shows how to read, summarize, critique, and use the findings in clinical practice. The authors both published nurse researchers employ a consistent style and a nursing-oriented approach. Highlights from published research studies and critique questions make this subject easy to understand and enjoyable to learn.

Table of Contents

1 Discovering Nursing Research
1(20)
2 Introduction to the Quantitative Research Process
21(43)
3 Research Problems, Purposes, and Hypotheses
64(39)
4 Review of Literature
103(25)
5 Understanding Theory and Research Frameworks
128(23)
6 Examining Ethics in Nursing Research
151(33)
7 Clarifying Research Designs
184(40)
8 Populations and Samples
224(25)
9 Measurement and Data Collection in Research
249(43)
10 Understanding Statistics in Research
292(45)
11 Introduction to Qualitative Research
337(41)
12 Critiquing Nursing Studies
378(40)
13 Using Research in Nursing Practice
418(35)
Glossary 453(32)
Appendix 485(14)
Index 499

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