The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique, and Utilization / Edition 2

The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique, and Utilization / Edition 2

by Nancy Burns, Susan K. Grove
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721637426

ISBN-13: 9780721637426

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

"Research is a major force in nursing and is continually being used to change practice, education, and health policy. The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique, & Utilization, 4th Edition will give you the tools you need to successfully evaluate, implement, and conduct research studies ... and apply research findings in everyday clinical practice!"…  See more details below

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"Research is a major force in nursing and is continually being used to change practice, education, and health policy. The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique, & Utilization, 4th Edition will give you the tools you need to successfully evaluate, implement, and conduct research studies ... and apply research findings in everyday clinical practice!" "Practicing nurses, students, and instructors appreciate this book for its clear, direct writing style that makes complex concepts easy to understand ... unique nursing perspective and framework that links research to the rest of nursing ... balanced and detailed coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research ... and abundant, concrete examples from the most current research literature."--BOOK JACKET.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721637426
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

IIntroduction to Nursing Research1
1Discovery of the World of Nursing Research3
2The Evolution of Research in Nursing19
3Introduction to Quantitative Research37
4Introduction to Qualitative Research61
IIThe Research Process83
5Research Problem and Purpose85
6Review of Relevant Literature107
7Frameworks131
8Objectives, Questions, and Hypotheses169
9Ethics and Research191
10Understanding Research Design223
11Selecting a Research Design247
12Outcomes Research287
13Intervention Research331
14Sampling365
15The Concepts of Measurement389
16Measurement Strategies in Nursing411
17Collecting and Managing Data453
18Introduction to Statistical Analysis473
19Using Statistics to Describe499
20Using Statistics to Examine Relationships525
21Using Statistics to Predict547
22Using Statistics to Examine Causality569
23Qualitative Research Methodology591
24Interpreting Research Outcomes623
25Communicating Research Findings635
IIIStrategies for Using Research in Practice661
26Critical Analysis of Nursing Studies663
27Utilization of Research to Promote Evidence-Based Nursing Practice683
IVSeeking Support for Research Activities715
28Proposal Writing for Research Approval717
29Seeking Funding for Research745
App. ATable of Random Numbers760
App. BCumulative Normal Distribution (Z)761
App. CPercentage Points of Student's t Distribution763
App. DPercentage Points of the F Distribution764
App. ECritical Values of the X[superscript 2] Distribution769
App. FTable of Probabilities Associated with Values as Small as Observed Values of U in the Mann-Whitney Test770
App. GTable of Critical Values of U in the Mann-Whitney Test773
App. HPercentiles of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test Statistic775
App. ITable of Critical Values of r in the Runs Test777
App. JCritical Values for the Wilcoxon Signed-Ranks Test779
App. KTable of Probabilities Associated with Values as Large as Observed Values of H in the Kruskal-Wallis One-Way Analysis of Variance by Ranks780
App. LTable of Probabilities Associated with Values as Large as Observed Value of X[superscript 2]r in the Friedman Two-Way Analysis of Variance by Ranks783
App. MStatistical Power Tables785
Glossary789
Index815

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