Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice / Edition 8

Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice / Edition 8

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by Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781794684

ISBN-13: 9780781794688

Pub. Date: 06/28/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Winner of a 2011 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award!
Tthe 9th edition has been completed updated.  The authors continue to maintain up-to-date content and  present state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies.

  • Each chapter has a plethora of important tools for students
  • Careful reading

Overview

Winner of a 2011 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award!
Tthe 9th edition has been completed updated.  The authors continue to maintain up-to-date content and  present state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies.

  • Each chapter has a plethora of important tools for students
  • Careful reading and critique of actual case studies
  • Template documents that gives students a starting point to adapt – giving students a head start!
  • Examples of NINR Grant application documents
  • Crosswords, Study Questions, Applications, and associated tools

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781794688
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(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
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