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128405330X
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9781284053302
Pub. Date:
07/22/2014
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Jones & Bartlett Learning
Evidence-Based Practice For Nurses: Appraisal And Application Of Research, Third Edition / Edition 3

Evidence-Based Practice For Nurses: Appraisal And Application Of Research, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Nola A. Schmidt, Janet M. Brown

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Overview

Evidence-Based Practice For Nurses: Appraisal And Application Of Research, Third Edition / Edition 3

UnitI Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter1 What Is Evidence-Based Practice?
Chapter2 Using Evidence through Collaboration to Promote Excellence in Nursing Practice
UnitII Acquisition of Knowledge
Chapter3 Identifying Research Questions
Chapter4 Finding Sources of Evidence
Chapter5 Linking Theory, Research, and Practice
UnitIII Persuasion
Chapter6 Key Principles of Quantitative Designs
Chapter7 Quantitative Designs: Using Numbers to Provide Evidence
Chapter8 Epidemiological Designs: Using Data to Understand Populations
Chapter9 Qualitative Designs: Using Words to Provide Evidence
Chapter10 Collecting Evidence
Chapter11 Using Samples to Provide Evidence
Chapter12 Other Sources of Evidence
UnitIV Decision
Chapter13 What Do the Quantitative Data Mean?
Chapter14 What Do the Qualitative Data Mean?
Chapter15 Weighing In on the Evidence
UnitV Implementation
Chapter16 Transitioning Evidence to Practice
Chapter17 Developing Oneself as an Innovator
UnitVI Confirmation
Chapter18 Evaluating Outcomes of Innovations
Chapter19 Sharing the Insights With Others

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ISBN-13: 9781284053302
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 07/22/2014
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 578
Sales rank: 200,568
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Associate Professor, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana


Professor Emeritus, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana

Table of Contents

Contributors xix

Reviewers xxi

Preface xxiii

Acknowledgments xxix

Unit 1 Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice 1

Chapter 1 What Is Evidence-Based Practice? Nola A. Schmidt Janet M. Brown 3

1.1 EBP What is It? 3

1.2 What Is Nursing Research? 13

1.3 How Has Nursing Evolved as a Science? 21

1.4 What lies Ahead? 29

1.5 Keeping It Ethical 32

Chapter 2 Using Evidence Through Collaboration to Promote Excellence in Nursing Practice Emily Griffin Marita G. Titler 43

2.1 The Five Levels of Collaboration 43

2.2 Keeping It Ethical 55

Unit 2 Acquisition of Knowledge 69

Chapter 3 Identifying Research Questions Susie Adams 71

3.1 How Clinical Problems Guide Research Questions 71

3.2 Developing Hypotheses 80

3.3 formulating EBP Questions 87

3.4 Keeping It Ethical 89

Chapter 4 Finding Sources of Evidence Patricia Mileham 95

4.1 Purpose of Finding Evidence 95

4.2 Types of Evidence 98

4.3 How Sources Are Organized 105

4.4 How to Search for Evidence 112

4.5 Keeping It Ethical 123

Chapter 5 Linking Theory, Research, and Practice Elsabeth Jensen 133

5.1 How Are Theory. Research, and Practice Related? 133

5.2 Keeping It Ethical 144

Unit 3 Persuasion 151

Chapter 6 Key Principles of Quantitative Designs Rosalind M. Peters 153

6.1 Chart the Course: Selecting the Best Design 153

6.2 What Is validity? 159

6.3 Categorizing Designs According to Time 166

6.4 Keeping It Ethical 171

Chapter 7 Quantitative Designs: Using Numbers to Provide Evidence Rosalind M. Peters 175

7.1 Experimental Designs 175

7.2 Quasi-Experimental Designs 181

7.3 Nonexperimental Designs 185

7.4 Specific Uses for Quantitative Designs 190

7.5 Keeping It Ethical 192

Chapter 8 Epidemiologic Designs: Using Data to Understand Populations Amy C. Cory 199

8.1 Epidemiology and Nursing 199

8.2 Infectious Diseases and Outbreak Investigations 201

8.3 Measures of Disease frequency 203

8.4 Descriptive Epidemiology 206

8.5 Descriptive Study Designs 211

8.6 Analytic Study Designs 215

8.7 Screening 220

8.8 Evaluating Health Outcomes and Services 222

8.9 Keeping It Ethical 223

Chapter 9 Qualitative Designs: Using Words to Provide Evidence Kristen L. Mauk 229

9.1 What Is Qualitative Research? 229

9.2 The four Major Types of Qualitative Research 239

9.3 Keeping It Ethical 253

Chapter 10 Collecting Evidence Ian Dougherty 263

10.1 Data Collection: Planning and Piloting 263

10.2 Collecting Quantitative Data 265

10.3 Validity and Reliability 274

10.4 Collecting Qualitative Data 282

10.5 Keeping It Ethical 288

Chapter 11 Using Samples to Provide Evidence Ann H. White 295

11.1 Fundamentals of Sampling 295

11.2 Sampling Methods 299

11.3 Sample Size: Does It Matter? 309

11.4 Keeping It Ethical 312

Chapter 12 Other Sources of Evidence Cynthia L. Russell 321

12.1 The Pyramid of Evidence: The 5 Ss 321

12.2 Using the Pyramid for Evidence-Based Practice 332

12.3 Keeping It Ethical 336

Unit 4 Decision 341

Chapter 13 What Do the Quantitative Data Mean? Rosalind M. Peters Nola A. Schmidt Moira Fearncombe 343

13.1 Using Statistics to Describe the Sample 343

13.2 Using Frequencies to Describe Samples 345

13.3 Measures of Central Tendency 349

13.4 Distribution Patterns 353

13.5 Measures of Variability 356

13.6 Inferential Statistics: Can the Findings Be Applied to the Population? 364

13.7 Reducing Error When Deciding About Hypotheses 367

13.8 Using Statistical Tests to Make Inferences About Populations 373

13.9 What Does All This Mean for EBP? 382

13.10 Keeping It Ethical 385

Chapter 14 What Do the Qualitative Data Mean? Kristen L. Mauk 391

14.1 Qualitative Data Analysis 391

14.2 Qualitative Data Interpretation 398

14.3 Qualitative Data Evaluation 404

14.4 Keeping It Ethical 409

Chapter 15 Weighing in on the Evidence Carol O. Long 417

15.1 Deciding What to Do 417

15.2 Appraising the Evidence 419

15.3 Clinical Practice Guidelines: Moving Ratings and Recommendations into Practice 428

15.4 Keeping It Ethical 432

Unit 5 Implementation 437

Chapter 16 Transitioning Evidence to Practice Maria Young 439

16.1 Evidence-Based Practice Models to Overcome Barriers 439

16.2 Creating Change 449

16.3 Keeping It Ethical 458

Chapter 17 Developing Oneself as an Innovator Diane McNally Forsyth 463

17.1 Who Is an Innovator? 463

17.2 Developing Oneself 468

17.3 Professionalism 476

17.4 Keeping It Ethical 478

Unit 6 Confirmation 485

Chapter 18 Evaluating Outcomes of Innovations Kathleen A. Rich 487

18.1 What Is an Outcome? 487

18.2 Choosing Outcomes 490

18.3 Evaluating the Outcomes 497

18.4 Keeping It Ethical 499

Chapter 19 Sharing the Insights with Others Janet M. Brown Nola A. Schmidt 505

19.1 Dissemination: What Is My Role? 505

19.2 The 3 Ps of Dissemination 507

19.3 Using Technology to Disseminate Knowledge 521

19.4 Making the Most of Conferences 522

19.5 Keeping It Ethical 525

Glossary 530

Index 549

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