Study Guide for Essentials of Nursing Research

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Study Guide for Essentials of Nursing Research, 8e augments the text and provides students with exercises for each text chapter that furthers their understanding and application of the text content. Critiquing opportunities abound in the Study Guide which includes eight full-length studies in their entirety representing a range of research types.

Application Exercises are based on these studies and guide students in reading, understanding, and critiquing the studies. In ...

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Overview

Study Guide for Essentials of Nursing Research, 8e augments the text and provides students with exercises for each text chapter that furthers their understanding and application of the text content. Critiquing opportunities abound in the Study Guide which includes eight full-length studies in their entirety representing a range of research types.

Application Exercises are based on these studies and guide students in reading, understanding, and critiquing the studies. In addition, there are activities to support the learning of fundamental research terms and principles including fill in the blanks, matching exercises, and Study questions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451176834
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 2/1/2013
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 260,802
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Denise F. Polit, PhD, FAAN
President, Humanalysis, Inc., Saratoga Springs, NY   and
Professor, Griffith University School of Nursing,
Brisbane, Australia
www.denisepolit.com

Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN
Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing, University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview of Nursing Research and Its Role in Evidence-Based Practice
1.                   Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment
2.                   Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
3.                   Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
4.                   Reading and Critiquing Research Articles
5.                   Ethics in Research
Part 2: Preliminary Steps in Research
6.                   Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses
7.                   Finding and Reviewing Research Evidence in the Literature
8.                   Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks
Part 3: Quantitative Research
9.                   Quantitative Research Design
10.               Sampling and Data Collection in Quantitative Studies
11.               Measurement and Data Quality
12.               Statistical Analysis of Quantitative Data
13.               Rigor and Interpretation in Quantitative Research
Part 4: Qualitative Research
14.               Qualitative Designs and Approaches
15.               Sampling and Data Collection in Qualitative Studies
16.               Analysis of Qualitative Data
17.               Trustworthiness and Integrity in Qualitative Research
Part 5: Special Topics in Research
18.               Mixed Methods and Other Special Types of Research
19.               Systematic Reviews: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis
 
 
Appendix A: Weinert, et al, Computer Intervention Impact on Psychosocial Adaptation of Rural Women With Chronic Conditions
Appendix B: Cricco-Lizza, Rooting for the Breast: Breastfeeding Promotion in the NICU
Appendix C: Yackel et al, A Nurse-Facilitated Depression Screening Program in an Army Primary Care Clinic: An Evidence-Based Project
Appendix D: Jurgens et al, Why Do Elders Delay Responding to Heart Failure Symptoms?
Appendix E: Byrne et al, Care Transition Experiences of Spousal Caregivers: From a Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit to Home  
Appendix F: Cummings, Sharing a Traumatic Event: The Experience of the Listener and the Storyteller Within the Dyad
Appendix G: Nam et al, Effect of Culturally Tailored Diabetes Education in Ethnic Minorities With Type 2 Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis
Appendix H: Beck, A Metaethnography of Traumatic Childbirth and its Aftermath: Amplifying Causal Looping 
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