Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal and Utilization / Edition 4

Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal and Utilization / Edition 4

by Denise F. Polit
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397553684

ISBN-13: 9780397553686

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

A winner of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award, this introductory 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 Fifth Edition provides…  See more details below

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A winner of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award, this introductory 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 Fifth Edition provides in-depth research utilization and utilization models in current practice. Features include fictitious and real in-text research examples, detailed, "how-to" nursing research information, and guidelines for critiquing research reports. Research examples at the end of each chapter help students apply critiquing guidelines in practice. An instructor's manual and testbank on disk are included; the disk's question-and-answer format helps students apply content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397553686
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
530

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Table of Contents

1Introduction to Nursing Research3
2Overview of the Research Process13
3Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses27
4Conceptual Contexts for Research Problems: Literature Reviews and Theoretical Frameworks41
5The Ethical Context of Nursing Research55
6Research Design for Quantitative Studies65
7Qualitative Research Design and Approaches83
8Sampling Designs91
9Methods of Data Collection103
10Data Quality Assessments121
11Quantitative Analysis133
12The Analysis of Qualitative Data153
13Critiquing Research Reports165
14Utilization of Nursing Research185
Appendix: Answers to Selected Study Guide Exercises223

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