Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice / Edition 7

Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice / Edition 7

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by Cheryl Tatano Beck, Polit
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781781531

ISBN-13: 9780781781534

Pub. Date: 02/01/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

A classic in its field, Essentials of Nursing Research is designed to teach you how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research reports in nursing practice. The seventh edition has been updated with stronger coverage of evidence-based practice, a more balanced presentation of medical and social science methods and nomenclature, enhanced coverage of qualitative

Overview

A classic in its field, Essentials of Nursing Research is designed to teach you how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research reports in nursing practice. The seventh edition has been updated with stronger coverage of evidence-based practice, a more balanced presentation of medical and social science methods and nomenclature, enhanced coverage of qualitative research, and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781781534
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Edition description:
Seventh, North American Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Overview of Nursing Research and its Role in Evidence-Based Practice

1 Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment 3

2 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: Fundamentals 33

3 Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research 61

4 Reading and Critiquing Research Reports 87

5 Ethics in Research 117

Part 2 Preliminary Steps in the Appraisal of Evidence

6 Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses 145

7 Literature Reviews: Finding and Reviewing Research Evidence 169

8 Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks 194

Part 3 Designs for Nursing Research

9 Quantitative Research Design 221

10 Qualitative Designs and Approaches 258

11 Specific Types of Research 284

12 Sampling Plans 305

Part 4 Data Collection

13 Data Collection Methods 337

14 Measurement and Data Quality 369

Part 5 Data Analysis and Interpretation

15 Statistical Analysis of Quantitative Data 391

16 Rigor and Interpretation in Quantitative Research 440

17 Analysis of Qualitative Data 462

18 Trustworthiness and Integrity in Qualitative Research 489

19 Systematic Reviews: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis 514

Methodologic and Theoretical References 541

Glossary 547

Glossary of Selected Statistical Symbols 572

Appendices: Research Reports

A The Relationships Among Anxiety, Anger, and Blood Pressure in Children 574

B The Anniversary of Birth Trauma 581

Index 591

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