Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice-STUDY GUIDE

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2009-01-30
  • Publisher: LWW
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Designed to accompany Essentials of Nursing Research, Seventh Edition, this study guide covers all topic areas addressed in the textbook, and offers a wealth of study and review exercises to increase comprehension and build confidence. Features include application exercises, completion exercises, crossword puzzles, matching exercises, and appendices with full research reports.

Table of Contents

Overview of Nursing Research and Its Role in Evidence-Based Practicep. 1
Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environmentp. 3
Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: Fundamentalsp. 9
Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Researchp. 14
Reading and Critiquing Research Reportsp. 24
Ethics in Researchp. 30
Preliminary Steps in the Appraisal of Evidencep. 37
Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypothesesp. 39
Literature Reviews: Finding and Reviewing Research Evidencep. 47
Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworksp. 54
Designs for Nursing Researchp. 61
Quantitative Research Designsp. 63
Qualitative Designs and Approachesp. 70
Specific Types of Researchp. 76
Sampling Plansp. 83
Data Collectionp. 89
Data Collection Methodsp. 91
Measurement and Data Qualityp. 99
Data Analysis and Interpretationp. 105
Statistical Analysis of Quantitative Datap. 107
Rigor and Interpretation in Quantitative Researchp. 115
Analysis of Qualitative Datap. 132
Trustworthiness and Integrity in Qualitative Researchp. 139
Systematic Reviews: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesisp. 145
Influence of a Computer Intervention on the Psychological Status of Chronically III Rural Womenp. 152
Young Women With Type 1 Diabetes' Management of Turning Points and Transitionsp. 165
Coping and Depressive Symptoms in Adults Living With Heart Failurep. 176
Perspectives of Women with Dementia Receiving Care from Their Adult Daughtersp. 182
Translating Best Practices in Nondrug Postoperative Pain Managementp. 199
A Meta-Analysis of Interventions for Informal Stroke Caregiversp. 210
Strangers in Strange Lands: A Metasynthesis of Lived Experiences of Immigrant Asian Nurses Working in Western Countriesp. 223
Answer Keyp. 243
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