Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-09-20
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Review nursing research concepts and learn to apply them for evidence-based practice!

With learning activities in each chapter of this textbook, this study guide reinforces the content covered in Understanding Nursing Research, 5th Edition by Nancy Burns and Susan K. Grove. This edition includes an expanded focus on evidence-based practice and new case studies to help you understand the research process and apply your findings to the clinical setting. Three published research studies provide an opportunity to practice with the appraisal and application of nursing research.

Learning activities for each textbook chapter review and reinforce key concepts and offer application to evidence-based clinical practice.

Time-tested and innovative exercises promote in-depth learning with Introductions, Key Terms exercises, Key Ideas exercises, Making Connections exercises, crossword puzzles, Exercises in Critical Appraisal, and Going Beyond exercises.

-Hands-on practice with three published research studies allows you to apply your knowledge and gain practice in working with the kinds of articles you will use to build an evidence-based practice.

-Answer key for all activities lets you check your understanding and learn from your mistakes.

- An expanded focus on evidence-based practice and new case studies shows the value of understanding the research process and applying it for an evidence-based nursing practice.

-Three new full-text research articles serve as the basis for hands-on practice in each chapter.


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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A favorite book in nursisng research March 26, 2011
This has been one of my favorite textbooks in nursing research, since it's very easy to read with comprehensive schemes. It's a great helper for nursing research teachers and students, if you want to learn how to write a good paper, this is the textbook. Great for understand articles, journal and studies.
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