Canadian Essentials of Nursing Research / Edition 2

Canadian Essentials of Nursing Research / Edition 2

by Carmen G. Loiselle, Denise F. Polit, Joanne Profetto-McGrath
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781784166

ISBN-13: 9780781784160

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This nursing research text focuses on how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research for utilization in clinical practice. Acclaimed for its readability, clear presentation, and balanced coverage of quantitative and qualitative nursing research, the text provides in-depth research utilization and utilization models in current practice. This thoroughly

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This nursing research text focuses on how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research for utilization in clinical practice. Acclaimed for its readability, clear presentation, and balanced coverage of quantitative and qualitative nursing research, the text provides in-depth research utilization and utilization models in current practice. This thoroughly updated Second Edition has a greater focus on evidence-based practice, developing critiquing skills, and continued expansion of qualitative research. The text includes full research reports, several with full written critiques. Several of the chapters have been fully revised to reflect the needs of the Canadian market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781784160
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Edition description:
2
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1Overview of Nursing Research1
Chapter 1Introducing Research and Its Use in Nursing Practice3
Chapter 2Comprehending Key Concepts in Qualitative and Quantitative Research31
Chapter 3Understanding the Research Process in Qualitative and Quantitative Studies52
Chapter 4Reading Research Reports67
Chapter 5Reviewing the Ethical Aspects of a Nursing Study84
Part 2Preliminary Steps in the Research Process109
Chapter 6Scrutinizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses111
Chapter 7Finding and Reviewing Studies in the Literature132
Chapter 8Examining the Conceptual/Theoretical Basis of a Study153
Part 3Designs for Nursing Research171
Chapter 9Scrutinizing Quantitative Research Design173
Chapter 10Understanding Qualitative Research Design206
Chapter 11Examining Specific Types of Research231
Chapter 12Examining Sampling Plans251
Part 4Data Collection279
Chapter 13Scrutinizing Data Collection Methods281
Chapter 14Evaluating Measurements and Data Quality315
Part 5Data Analysis339
Chapter 15Analyzing Quantitative Data341
Chapter 16Analyzing Qualitative Data387
Part 6Critical Appraisal and Utilization of Nursing Research419
Chapter 17Critiquing Research Reports421
Chapter 18Using Research in Evidence-Based Nursing Practice448
Studies Cited in Chapters483
Glossary494
AppendicesResearch Reports516
Index591

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