Nursing Research Secrets

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This text provides essential, practical information about clinical research from a very hands-on perspective in the proven format of the highly popular question-and-answer format of the Nursing Secrets SeriesĀ®. Major sections include the basics of research, getting started, planning the study, conducting the study, evaluating the results, and communicating the findings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560535249
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/15/2003
  • Series: Secrets Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 285
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author

Research Nurse Scientist, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO

Director of Professional Resources, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO

Research Nurse Scientist, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO

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Table of Contents

1 Nursing Research 1
2 Evidence-based Practice 7
3 Overcoming the Research-Practice Gap 15
4 Searching the Literature 25
5 Reading, Understanding, and Critiquing Research Reports 37
6 Journal Clubs 47
7 Developing the Research Question 53
8 Feasibility and Funding 59
9 Putting Together the Research Team 69
10 Writing the Proposal 79
11 Ethical Considerations: Protecting Human Subjects 91
12 Design Overview 103
13 Experimental Designs 113
14 Qualitative Designs 123
15 Measurement and Variables 129
16 Instrumentation 139
17 Sampling, Power, and Data Analysis Plan 149
18 Levels of Analysis 165
19 Data Collection 171
20 Qualitative Data Generation 179
21 Data Management: Quantitative and Qualitative 187
22 Quantitative Data Analysis 193
23 Qualitative Data Analysis 211
24 Interpreting Research Outcomes 221
25 Research Etiquette 231
26 Writing a Research Abstract 239
27 Writing for Publication 243
28 Oral Presentation 255
29 Poster Presentation 261
Index 265
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