Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice / Edition 9

Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice / Edition 9

by Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck
     
 


Thoroughly updated and revised to emphasize the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Ninth Edition of a classic textbook presents state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies. The ancillary Resource Manual includes application exercises, models of comprehensive research critiques, a full NINR grant application, and a Toolkit on a… See more details below

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Thoroughly updated and revised to emphasize the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Ninth Edition of a classic textbook presents state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies. The ancillary Resource Manual includes application exercises, models of comprehensive research critiques, a full NINR grant application, and a Toolkit on a CD-ROM, containing exemplary research tools such as consent forms, a demographic questionnaire, and statistical table templates—all in easily-adapted Word documents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605477084
Publisher:
LWW
Publication date:
02/25/2011
Edition description:
Ninth, North American Edition
Pages:
802
Sales rank:
43,726
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
1: Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment
2: Translating Research Evidence into Nursing Practice: Evidence-Based Nursing
3: Generating Evidence: Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Part II: CONCEPTUALIZING A STUDY TO GENERATE EVIDENCE FOR NURSING
4: Conceptualizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses
5: Finding and Critiquing Evidence: Research Literature Reviews
6: Developing a Theoretical or Conceptual Context
7: Generating Research Evidence Ethically

Part III: DESIGNING A STUDY TO GENERATE EVIDENCE FOR NURSING
8: Planning a Nursing Study
9: Developing an Approach for a Qualitative Study
10: Designing Quantitative Studies
11: Enhancing Rigor in Quantitative Research
12: Undertaking Research for Specific Purposes
13: Developing a Sampling Plan

Part IV: COLLECTING RESEARCH DATA
14: Designing and Implementing a Data Collection Plan
15: Collecting Unstructured Data
16: Collecting Structured Data
17: Assessing Measurement Quality in Quantitative Studies
18: Developing and Testing Self-Report Scales

Part V: ANALYZING AND INTERPRETING RESEARCH DATA
19: Analyzing Qualitative Data
20: Enhancing Quality and Integrity in Qualitative Research
21: Describing Data through Statistics
22: Using Inferential Statistics to Test Hypotheses
23: Using Multivariate Statistics to Analyze Complex Relationships
24: Designing a Quantitative Analysis Strategy: From Data Collection to Interpretation

Part VI: BUILDING AN EVIDENCE BASE FOR NURSING PRACTICE
25: Integrating Research Evidence: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis
26: Disseminating Evidence: Reporting Research Findings
27: Writing Proposals to Generate Evidence

Methodologic References
Glossary

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