The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique and Utilization / Edition 3

The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique and Utilization / Edition 3

by Nancy Burns, Susan K. Grove
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0721630545

ISBN-13: 9780721630540

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The fourth edition of THE PRACTICE OF NURSING RESEARCH expands upon the already extensive coverage of the previous editions, using new real research examples and comprehensive coverage of qualitative research to build an even better guide to nursing research. This field-leading resource includes relevant web sites within its twenty-nine chapters to immediately link

Overview

The fourth edition of THE PRACTICE OF NURSING RESEARCH expands upon the already extensive coverage of the previous editions, using new real research examples and comprehensive coverage of qualitative research to build an even better guide to nursing research. This field-leading resource includes relevant web sites within its twenty-nine chapters to immediately link the reader to other current related content, and has itself been expanded and clarified to update its authoritative research and information. With an emphasis on critical thinking in the process of research that it guides the reader through and the inclusion of evidence-based practice, the fourth edition of THE PRACTICE OF NURSING PRACTICE shows why it is the leader in its field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721630540
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
828
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Nursing Research

Chapter 1 Discovery of the World of Nursing Research

Chapter 2 The Evolution of Research in Nursing

Chapter 3 Introduction to Quantitative Research

Chapter 4 Introduction to Qualitative Research

The Research Process

Chapter 5 Research Problem and Purpose

Chapter 6 Review of Relevant Literature

Chapter 7 Frameworks

Chapter 8 Objectives, Questions, and Hypotheses

Chapter 9 Ethics in Research

Chapter 10 Understanding Research Design

Chapter 11 Selecting a Research Design

Chapter 12 Outcomes Research

Chapter 13 Intervention Research (NEW)

Chapter 14 Sampling

Chapter 15 Concepts of Measurement

Chapter 16 Measurement Strategies in Nursing

Chapter 17 Collecting and Managing Data

Chapter 18 Introduction to Statistical Analysis

Chapter 19 Using Statistics to Describe

Chapter 20 Using Statistics to Examine Relationships

Chapter 21 Using Statistics to Predict

Chapter 22 Using Statistics to Examine Causality

Chapter 23 Qualitative Research Methodology

Chapter 24 Interpreting Research Outcomes

Chapter 25 Communicating Research Findings

Strategies for Using Research in Practice

Chapter 26 Critical Analysis of Nursing Studies

Chapter 27 Utilization of Research in Nursing Practice

Seeking Support for Research Activities

Chapter 28 Proposal Writing for Research Approval

Chapter 29 Seeking Funding for Research

Appendices

Appendix A Table of Random Numbers

Appendix B Cumulative Normal Distribution (Z)

Appendix C Percentage Points of Student's t Distribution

Appendix D Percentage Points of the F Distribution

Appendix E Critical Values of the X2 Distribution

Appendix F Table of Probabilities Associated with Values as Small as Observed

Values of U in the Mann-Whitney Test

Appendix G Table of Critical Values of U in the Mann-Whitney Test

Appendix H Percentiles of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test Statistic

Appendix I Table of Critical Values of r in the Runs Test

Appendix J Critical Values for the Wilcoxon Signed-Ranks Test

Appendix K Table of Probabilities Associated with Values as Large as Observed Values of H in the Kruskal-Wallis One-Way Analysis of Variance by Ranks

Appendix L Table of Probabilities Associated w/ Values as Large as Observed Values of X2r in the Friedman Two-Way Analysis of Variance by Ranks

Appendix M Statistical Power Tables

Glossary

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