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The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence / Edition 7
     

The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence / Edition 7

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by Susan K. Grove
 

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ISBN-10: 1455707368

ISBN-13: 9781455707362

Pub. Date: 09/14/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Learn how to properly evaluate and use existing research data and how to conduct your own original research. This authoritative text gives provides a comprehensive foundation for appraisal, synthesis, and generation of research evidence for clinical nursing practice. This new edition also features enhanced coverage of the research methods most applicable to

Overview

Learn how to properly evaluate and use existing research data and how to conduct your own original research. This authoritative text gives provides a comprehensive foundation for appraisal, synthesis, and generation of research evidence for clinical nursing practice. This new edition also features enhanced coverage of the research methods most applicable to evidence-based practice (outcomes research, intervention research, and translational research), along with a significant increase in the coverage of qualitative research methodologies.


• Comprehensive coverage of nursing research
organizes content into five units: Introduction to Nursing Research, Nursing Research Processes, Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Strategies for Analyzing Research and Building an Evidence-Based Practice, and Writing Proposals and Obtaining Funding.
• Rich and frequent examples from the literature
demonstrate the importance and immediacy of research in nursing practice and bring principles to life through the context of actual published studies.
• Strong coverage of quantitative and other clinically-applicable research methodologies
gives you a solid grounding to conduct, appraise, and apply research evidence to the realities of clinical practice in today’s healthcare environment.


• NEW! Enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice
equips you to generate research evidence and to appraise and synthesize existing research for application to clinical practice. Using the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program criteria as a point of focus, this book prepares you for today’s emphasis on evidence-based practice in the clinical setting.
• NEW! Expanded emphasis on qualitative research
addresses phenomenological research, grounded theory research, ethnographic research, exploratory-descriptive research, and historical research to support the development of nursing.
• NEW! Updated coverage of digital data collection
guides you through use of the internet for research and addresses the unique considerations surrounding digital data collection methods.
• NEW! Pageburst ebook study guide
gives you the opportunity to fully master and apply the text content in a convenient electronic format with integrated interactive review questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455707362
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/14/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
13,770
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Unit One. Introduction to Nursing Research

1. Discovering the World of Nursing Research

2. Evolution of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

3. Introduction to Quantitative Research

4. Introduction to Qualitative Research

Unit Two. The Research Process

5. Research Problem and Purpose

6. Review of Relevant Literature

7. Frameworks

8. Objectives, Questions, Hypotheses, and Study Variables

9. Ethics in Research

10. Understanding Quantitative Research Design

11. Selecting a Quantitative Research Design

12. Qualitative Research Methodology

13. Outcomes Research

14. Intervention-Based Research

15. Sampling

16. Measurement Concepts

17. Measurement Methods Used in Developing Evidence for Practice

Unit Three. Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care

18. Critical Appraisal of Nursing Studies

19. Evidence Synthesis and Strategies for Evidence-Based Practice

Unit Four: Analyzing Data, Determining Outcomes, and Disseminating Research

20. Collecting and Managing Data

21. Introduction to Statistical Analysis

22. Using Statistics to Describe Variables

23. Using Statistics to Examine Relationships

24. Using Statistics to Predict

25. Using Statistics to Determine Differences

26. Interpreting Research Outcomes

27. Disseminating Research Findings

Unit Five. Proposing and Seeking Funding for Research

28. Writing Research Proposals

29. Seeking Funding for Research

Appendices Glossary

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