Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization / Edition 5

Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization / Edition 5

by Denise F Polit, Bernadette P. Hungler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781725577

ISBN-13: 9780781725576

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Completely updated with timely content and a full-color presentation, the Sixth Edition of this resource provides the guidance you need to effectively critique every aspect of nursing research and apply the results to clinical practice. Named an AJN Book of the Year, Essentials of Nursing Research uses clear, straightforward language and logically organized chapters…  See more details below

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Completely updated with timely content and a full-color presentation, the Sixth Edition of this resource provides the guidance you need to effectively critique every aspect of nursing research and apply the results to clinical practice. Named an AJN Book of the Year, Essentials of Nursing Research uses clear, straightforward language and logically organized chapters to help you understand, retain, and apply fundamental concepts with ease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781725576
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Overview of nursing research1
Ch. 1Introducing research and its use in nursing practice3
Ch. 2Comprehending key concepts in qualitative and quantitative research30
Ch. 3Understanding the research process in qualitative and quantitative studies51
Ch. 4Reading research reports66
Ch. 5Reviewing the ethical aspects of a nursing study83
Pt. 2Preliminary steps in the research process109
Ch. 6Scrutinizing research problems, research questions, and hypotheses111
Ch. 7Finding and reviewing studies in the literature132
Ch. 8Examining the conceptual/theoretical basis of a study153
Pt. 3Designs for nursing research175
Ch. 9Scrutinizing quantitative research design177
Ch. 10Understanding qualitative research design209
Ch. 11Examining specific types of research236
Ch. 12Examining sampling plans258
Pt. 4Data collection285
Ch. 13Scrutinizing data collection methods287
Ch. 14Evaluating measurements and data quality322
Pt. 5Data analysis347
Ch. 15Analyzing quantitative data349
Ch. 16Analyzing qualitative data396
Pt. 6Critical appraisal and utilization of nursing research427
Ch. 17Critiquing research reports429
Ch. 18Using research in evidence-based nursing practice457

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