Nursing Research in Canada: Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization / Edition 1

Nursing Research in Canada: Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization / Edition 1

by Geri LoBiondo-Wood, Judith Haber
     
 

Nursing Research in Canada is the first Canadian adaptation of the popular text by Lobiondo and Haber. The Canadian editors, Cherylyn Cameron and Mina Singh, have fully revised this edition to provide nursing students with an introduction to nursing research specific to the Canadian context. Canadian research vignettes open each section of the text, setting the stage… See more details below

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Nursing Research in Canada is the first Canadian adaptation of the popular text by Lobiondo and Haber. The Canadian editors, Cherylyn Cameron and Mina Singh, have fully revised this edition to provide nursing students with an introduction to nursing research specific to the Canadian context. Canadian research vignettes open each section of the text, setting the stage for learning about Canadian nursing research. The book examines the Canadian history and roles of research in nursing, the processes of qualitative and quantitative research, the application and analysis of nursing research, and evidence-based practice. A strong emphasis is placed on the ethical and legal issues to be considered within Canada. 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 Canadian nursing practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780779699551
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/22/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

    PART 1: RESEARCH OVERVIEW
    *RESEARCH VIGNETTE: Home Care Service: Demonstration and Evaluation*

  1. The Role of Research in Nursing

  2. Critical Reading Strategies: Overview of the Research Process

  3. Research Problems and Hypothesis - Critiquing

  4. Literature Review

  5. Theoretical Framework

  6. Legal and Ethical Issues
  7. PART 2: PROCESSES RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
    *RESEARCH VIGNETTE Creating Qualitatively-Derived Theory*

  8. Introduction to Qualitative Research

  9. Qualitative Approaches to Research

  10. Evaluating Qualitative Research
  11. PART 3: PROCESSES RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH
    *RESEARCH VIGNETTE: How Nurses Use and Respond to Research*

  12. Introduction to Quantitative Research

  13. Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs

  14. Nonexperimental Designs

  15. Sampling

  16. Data-Collection Methods

  17. Reliability and Validity

  18. Descriptive Data Analysis

  19. Inferential Data Analysis

  20. Analysis of Findings

  21. Evaluating Quantitative Research
  22. PART 4: APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
    *RESEARCH VIGNETTE:Towards Understanding Intimate Partner Violence and Womena's Health, Health Promotion, and Caregiving*

  23. Use of Research in Practice
  24. APPENDICES

    Appendix A: Tourangeau, Giovannetti, Tu, and Wood, "Nursing-Related Determinants of 30-Day Mortality for Hospitalized Patients."

    Appendix B: Wuest and Merritt-Gray, "Beyond Survival: Reclaiming Self AfterLeaving an Abusive Male Partner."

    Appendix C: King, "Gender and Short-Term Recovery for Cardiac Surgery."

    Appendix D: Arthur, Wright, and Smith, "Women and Heart Disease: The Treatment May End But the Suffering Continues."

    Glossary

    Index

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