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Overview

This comprehensive critical appraisal tool examines the roles of research in nursing, the processes of qualitative and quantitative research, the application and analysis of nursing research, and evidence-based practice. Interactive learning aids throughout the book, such as research articles, critical thinking challenges, and critiquing criteria, help readers master important material and learn to apply the principles of research to nursing practice.

The book contains two color illustrations.

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Reviewer: Martha G. Meraviglia, RN, MSN (University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing)
Description: This fourth edition book on nursing research describes the processes of quantitative and qualitative research methods along with the significant criteria for evaluating the research literature. The book has a section focusing on the critique and utilization of research findings in clinical practice.
Purpose: The purpose of the book is to assist baccalaureate and master's nursing students and nurses in their understanding of the research process, critiquing of studies, and utilizing current findings in clinical practice and education.
Audience: The book is targeted for undergraduate and graduate nursing students along with nurses in practice to facilitate competency in research.
Features: The two color text and Internet research resources in the book are excellent features. Key terms, learning outcomes, key points, and critical thinking challenges are identified within each chapter. The authors include several nursing vignettes to stimulate the reader's interest in research.
Assessment: This nursing research text is an outstanding resource for both undergraduate and graduate nursing students studying the process of research and the evaluation and utilization of findings in practice. The book is well organized, which enhances the understanding of complex topics. There are numerous illustrations to demonstrate the research process. The book includes excellent critiques of research along with a discussion of the criteria for evaluating research reports. The contributors refer to current research findings throughout their discussions of the content. The book concludes with an outstanding chapter on the utilization of research in practice.
Martha G. Meraviglia
This fourth edition book on nursing research describesthe processes of quantitative and qualitative research methods alongwith the significant criteria for evaluating the research literature. The book has a section focusing on the critique and utilization ofresearch findings in clinical practice. The purpose of the book is toassist baccalaureate and master's nursing students and nurses in theirunderstanding of the research process, critiquing of studies, andutilizing current findings in clinical practice and education. Thebook is targeted for undergraduate and graduate nursing students alongwith nurses in practice to facilitate competency in research. The twocolor text and Internet research resources in the book are excellentfeatures. Key terms, learning outcomes, key points, and criticalthinking challenges are identified within each chapter. The authorsinclude several nursing vignettes to stimulate the reader's interest inresearch. This nursing research text is an outstanding resource forboth undergraduate and graduate nursing students studying the processof research and the evaluation and utilization of findings in practice. The book is well organized, which enhances the understanding ofcomplex topics. There are numerous illustrations to demonstrate theresearch process. The book includes excellent critiques of researchalong with a discussion of the criteria for evaluating researchreports. The contributors refer to current research findingsthroughout their discussions of the content. The book concludes withan outstanding chapter on the utilization of research inpractice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815123903
  • Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1997
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 597

Table of Contents

Part 1 RESEARCH OVERVIEW
Research Vignette
Chapter 1 Role of Research in Nursing
Chapter 2 Critical Reading Strategies: Overview of the Research Process
Chapter 3 Research Problems and Hypotheses
Chapter 4 Literature Review
Chapter 5 Theoretical Framework
Part 2 PROCESSES RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
Research Vignette
Chapter 6 Introduction to Qualitative Research (NEW)
Chapter 7 Qualitative Approaches to Research
Chapter 8 Evaluating Qualitative Research
Part 3 PROCESSES RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH
Research Vignette
Chapter 9 Introduction to Quantitative Research
Chapter 10 Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs
Chapter 11 Nonexperimental Designs
Chapter 12 Sampling
Chapter 13 Legal and Ethical Issues
Chapter 14 Data Collection Methods
Chapter 15 Reliability and Validity
Chapter 16 Descriptive Data Analysis
Chapter 17 Inferential Data Analysis
Chapter 18 Analysis of Findings
Chapter 19 Evaluating Quantitative Research
Part 4 APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
Research Vignette
Chapter 20 Use of Research in Practice
Appendixes
Glossary
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