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Quantitative Nursing Research
     

Quantitative Nursing Research

by Thomas R. Knapp
 

ISBN-10: 0761913629

ISBN-13: 9780761913627

Pub. Date: 05/13/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

You may stop looking now. Quantitative Nursing Research is the answer to the prayers of graduate students and practitioners who have sought the key to this often intimidating subject. In this highly readable (dare we say enjoyable?) work, Thomas R. Knapp guides the reader through the basic definitions, fundamentals of design, and techniques of quantitative research

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You may stop looking now. Quantitative Nursing Research is the answer to the prayers of graduate students and practitioners who have sought the key to this often intimidating subject. In this highly readable (dare we say enjoyable?) work, Thomas R. Knapp guides the reader through the basic definitions, fundamentals of design, and techniques of quantitative research

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761913627
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/13/1998
Series:
Education Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

PrefaceI. The Foundations of Quantitative Nursing Research
1. What Is Quantitative Nursing Research? 2. Research Questions and Hypotheses. 3. Causality, Generalizability, and Randomization. 4. Ethical Considerations in Nursing Research

II. Quantitative Research Designs. 5. Experiments. 6. Surveys. 7. Correlational Research I: ""Ordinary"" Correlational Studies. 8. Correlational Research II: Causal-Comparative Correlational Studies

III. Quantitative Techniques for Data Gathering and Analysis. 9. Sampling. 10. Measurement. 11. Statistics. 12. The Use of Computers in Quantitative Research
IV. Specialized Quantitative Techniques. 13. Secondary Analysis. 14. Meta-Analysis. 15. Pilot Studies and Replication Studies. 16. Methodological Research
V. Miscellaneous Topics
17. Running Subjects One At a Time. 18. The Measurement of Change. 19. Strategies for Coping with Missing Data Problems. 20. The Dissemination of Research Results. References. Index"

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