Study Guide for Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice / Edition 7

Study Guide for Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice / Edition 7

by Geri Lobiondo-Wood
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323057462

ISBN-13: 2900323057461

Pub. Date: 12/02/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This essential study guide is completely updated to reflect the evidence-based focus and fresh content of the 7th edition of Nursing Research. It provides chapter-by-chapter review and a variety of innovative learning activities to help you strengthen your critical appraisal and research application skills.

• Introduction and Learning Outcomes

Overview

This essential study guide is completely updated to reflect the evidence-based focus and fresh content of the 7th edition of Nursing Research. It provides chapter-by-chapter review and a variety of innovative learning activities to help you strengthen your critical appraisal and research application skills.

• Introduction and Learning Outcomes help you focus on key content.

• Content Mastery Activities such as fill-in-the-blank, matching, and multiple-choice questions, word scramble exercises, crossword puzzles, and critical thinking activities help you apply essential concepts.

• Critique Activities refer to research studies from the textbook and challenge you to critique various aspects of the research.

• Web-Based Activities direct you to online sources of information to practice appraising research found on the Internet.

• Evidence-Based Practice Activities at the end of each chapter reinforce the importance of using research evidence in clinical practice.

• An Answer Key at the back of the study guide allows you to check your answers for immediate performance feedback.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900323057461
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/02/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176

Table of Contents

PART I. OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

• Integrating the Processes of Research and Evidence-Based Practice

• Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions

• Gathering and Appraising the Literature

PART II. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

• Introduction to Qualitative Research

• Qualitative Approaches to Research

• Appraising Qualitative Research

PART III. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

• Introduction to Quantitative Research

• Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs

• Nonexperimental Designs

• Sampling

• Legal and Ethical Issues

• Data Collection Methods

• Reliability and Validity

• Data Analysis: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics

• Understanding Research Findings

• Appraising Quantitative Research

PART IV. APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

• Developing an Evidence-Based Practice

• Tools for Applying Evidence to Practice

ANSWER KEY

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