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

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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
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Reviewer: Diane M Tomasic, EdD, RN (Slippery Rock University )
Description: As with its previous editions, this book describes the steps of the research process and prepares readers to conduct research, but this edition includes an access code for an online component. The previous edition was published in 2008.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide researchers with the skills to conduct research as well as evaluate research reports and use the research evidence in practice.
Audience: The target audience is nursing students and nurse researchers. Both authors have a strong research background, including numerous publications.
Features: This book retains the same organizing format as the previous edition. Rather than include information on quantitative and qualitative methods throughout the chapters of the book, this edition does that in the early chapters, but it devotes one entire part to quantitative research and another to qualitative research. This edition includes new chapters on mixed methods. All chapters have been updated with the latest methodological information. Online student resources include PowerPoints with images, websites, statistical tables, a glossary, and journal articles. The full text is available online.
Assessment: This edition will continue to be useful to nursing students and nurse researchers. It remains an invaluable resource for conducting research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781794688
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 6/28/2007
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 816
  • Sales rank: 734,876
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

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

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

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

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

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

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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