Nursing Research: A Chinese Perspective

Nursing Research: A Chinese Perspective

by Zenobia C. Y. Chan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612098333
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Series: Health Issues in Chinese Contexts (Zenobia C. Y. Chan - School of Nursing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Ko
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter I Historical Development to Nursing Research Y. K. Chan Zenobia C. Y. Chan 1

Chapter II Overview on Positivist Paradigm and its Application in Nursing Research P. S. Wong Zenobia C. Y. Chan 7

Chapter III Understanding Positivistic Paradigm in Nursing Research Henry W. S. Tam Zenobia C. Y. Chan 15

Chapter IV Naturalistic Paradigm in Nursing Research Mandy W. M. Lam Zenobia C. Y. Chan 23

Chapter V Naturalistic Paradigm Lina T. W. Wong Zenobia C. Y. Chan 33

Chapter VI A Guide to Answer your Research Question S. S. Pang Zenobia C. Y Chan 43

Chapter VII Research Methods (either Quantitative Research or Qualitative Research) Janny Y. N. Chan Zenobia C. Y. Chan 61

Chapter VIII Beginning of Survey: Principle Questions, Data Variables and Different Types Steve S. C. Wong Zenobia C. Y. Chan 61

Chapter IX Believe It or Not: Sampling Makes Quantitative Research Easy Zoey S. S. Lam Zenobia C. Y. Chan 69

Chapter X Probability and Non-Probability Sampling in Research K. K. Yau Zenobia C. Y. Chan 79

Chapter XI Data Collection of Quantitative Research Methods N. Lam Zenobia C. Y. Chan 87

Chapter XII The uses of Parametric and Non-Parametric Tests in Hypothesis Testing of Nursing Research Y. C. Kwok Zenobia C. Y. Chan 95

Chapter XIII On Choosing Quantitative Analysis Approaches Y. H. Lam Zenobia C. Y. Chan 103

Chapter XIV Validity of Nursing Research S. M. Tai Zenobia C. Y. Chan 111

Chapter XV Is Validity a Must in Quantitative Nursing Research? Ada K. Y. Wong Zenobia C. Y. Chan 119

Chapter XVI Understanding Reliability in Quantitative Nursing Research S. P. Lam Zenobia C. Y. Chan 127

Chapter XVII Measure with a Reliable Ruler: Choose a Reliability Test for your Nursing Research S. T. Wong Zenobia C. Y. Chan 135

Chapter XVIII Make Friends with Qualitative Research I. M. Lam Zenobia C. Y. Chan 145

Chapter XIX Smart Ways to Recruit Informants for Qualitative Research Karen T. Y. Chung Zenobia C. Y. Chan 153

Chapter XX Can Qualitative Research Generalize? H. Y. Tse Zenobia C. Y. Chan 161

Chapter XXI Qualitative Research: Credibility in Trustworthiness W. Y. Yu Zenobia C. Y. Chan 169

Chapter XXII Nursing Research Designs: Descriptive Correlational Design and Mixed Method Design O. T. Li Zenobia C. Y. Chan 177

Chapter XXIII No Ethical issueIssue, No Clinical Research Maggie K. Y. Lung Zenobia C. Y. Chan 185

Index 193

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