Study Guide to Accompany Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization / Edition 6

Study Guide to Accompany Essentials of Nursing Research: Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization / Edition 6

by Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781776790
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

    PART 1: Overview of Nursing Research

  1. Exploring Nursing Research 3
  2. Comprehending Key Concepts in Qualitative and Quantitative Research 11
  3. Overview of the Research Process in Qualitative and Quantitative Studies 23
  4. Reading Research Reports 31
  5. Reviewing the Ethical Aspects of a Nursing Study 38

    PART 2: Preliminary Steps in the Research Process

  6. Scrutinizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses 51
  7. Finding and Reviewing Studies in the Literature 62
  8. Examining the Conceptual/ Theoretical Basis of a Study 72

    PART 3: Designs for Nursing Research

  9. Scrutinizing Quantitative Research Design 83
  10. Understanding Qualitative Research Design 95
  11. Examining Specific Types of Research 104
  12. Examining Sampling Plans 113

    PART 4: Data Collection

  13. Scrutinizing Data Collection Methods 125
  14. Evaluating Measurements and Data Quality 138

    PART 5: Data Analysis

  15. Analyzing Quantitative Data 153
  16. Analyzing Qualitative Data 170

    PART 6: Critical Appraisal and Utilization of Nursing Research

  17. Critiquing Research Reports 183
  18. Using Research in Evidence- Based Nursing Practice 202

    Appendices A-G: Research Reports 213

    Appendix H: Answer Key 313

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