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I recommend if you're in a nursing research class, and need to buy this book, do so. It was of great help to me.
Learn how to evaluate and apply research with the #1 nursing research book!
Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice is known for its authoritative content, a time-tested step-by-step approach, and abundant use of research examples. With improved clarity and readability, the new edition strengthens its focus on evidence-based practice to better demonstrate how the steps of the research process relate to evidence-based nursing. Written by two of the leaders in the field of nursing research, Nancy Burns and Susan K. Grove, this full-color text offers unique insights into understanding, appraising, and applying published research to evidence-based practice.
-Authoritative content is written by two of the true pioneers in nursing research, who offer unique, first-hand insights into the field.
-Research examples provide practice in working with published studies, with many of the examples including Critical Appraisal and Implications for Practice sections.
-A clear, step-by-step organization introduces the research process and demonstrates how this systematic framework relates to evidence-based practice.
-An expanded emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you develop skills in studying and appraising published research, so you are prepared for your role in working with research evidence.
-Enhanced coverage of qualitative research allows prepares you to approach research questions and clinical questions with an unbiased view of the researcher's methodology.
-Two different appraisal processes are included:
--A traditional in-depth critical appraisal process prepares you for graduate-level work in research.
--A concise, practice-focused research appraisal process equips you for quick and accurate evaluation of the applicability of research findings to clinical practice.
-Updated research examples prepare you for evidence-based practice by using the physiologic conditions and hospitalized patients seen in clinicals.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice|
|Introduction to the Quantitative Research Process|
|Introduction to the Qualitative Research Process|
|Examining Ethics in Research|
|Research Problems, Purposes, and Hypotheses|
|Review of the Literature|
|Understanding Theory and Research Frameworks|
|Clarifying Research Designs|
|Examining Populations and Samples in Research|
|Clarifying Measurement and Data Collection in Research|
|Understanding Statistics in Research|
|Critical Appraisal of Research for Nursing Practice|
|Building an Evidence-Based Nursing Practice|
|Introduction to Outcomes Research|
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