Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization / Edition 6

Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization / Edition 6

by Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781749727

ISBN-13: 9780781749725

Pub. Date: 02/15/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in full color, the Sixth Edition of this highly acclaimed introductory research text continues to focus on how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research for use in nursing practice. This thoroughly updated edition has a greater focus on evidence-based practice, developing critiquing skills, and continued expansion of qualitative research. The text

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Now in full color, the Sixth Edition of this highly acclaimed introductory research text continues to focus on how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research for use in nursing practice. This thoroughly updated edition has a greater focus on evidence-based practice, developing critiquing skills, and continued expansion of qualitative research. The text includes four full research reports, two of which have full written critiques.

A new Instructor's Resource CD-ROM includes PowerPoint slides and actual complete critiques (done by the author) which help faculty guide students' learning of how to critique research articles. The Student's CD-ROM has review questions and activity sheets which help increase comprehension, strengthen recall, and develop critiquing skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781749725
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/15/2005
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Overview of Nursing Research

Introducing Research and Its Use in Nursing Practice
Comprehending Key Concepts in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Understanding the Research Process in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Reading Research Reports
Understanding the Ethics of Nursing Research

Part II: Preliminary Steps in the Research Process

Scrutinizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses
Finding and Reviewing Studies in the Literature
Examining the Conceptual/Theoretical Basis of a Study

Part III: Designs for Nursing Research

Scrutinizing Quantitative Research Design
Scrutinizing Qualitative Research Design
Examining Specific Types of Research
Evaluating Sampling Plans

Part IV: Data Collection

Examining Data Collection Methods
Evaluating Data Quality and Measurements

Part V: Data Analysis

Analyzing Quantitative Data
Analyzing Qualitative Data

Part VI: Critical Appraisal and Utilization of Nursing Research

Critiquing Research Reports
Using Research in Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

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