ISBN-10:
0763761664
ISBN-13:
9780763761660
Pub. Date:
03/23/2009
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Real Stories of Nursing Research: The Quest for Magnet Recognition

Real Stories of Nursing Research: The Quest for Magnet Recognition

by M. Maureen Kirkpatrick McLaughlin, Sally A. Bulla

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Overview

Real Stories of Nursing Research demonstrates how direct care nurses in clinical settings overcome their fear and conduct nursing research studies that impact patient care. Highlighting different types of research in Magnet-designated hospitals located in all types of settings, this reference includes examples of studies that have used a quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods design.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763761660
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/23/2009
Edition description: 1E
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 2.70(d)

About the Author

Georgetown University Hospital


Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Table of Contents

ChapterDedication
ChapterPreface
ChapterAcknowledgements
ChapterContributors
PartPart I Overcoming the Fears of Research
ChapterChapter 1 What's so scary about nursing research?
ChapterChapter 2 What does "Magnet" have to do with research?
PartPart II Resources Novice Researchers Can't Do Without
ChapterChapter 3 Nurturers: The importance of mentors
ChapterChapter 4 Lessons from a librarian
ChapterChapter 5 Statistical analysis is a healthcare tool
ChapterChapter 6 Tips for completing an IRB application
PartPart III Research Stories Related to Evidence-Based Practice
ChapterChapter 7 Passage through the divide
ChapterChapter 8 It's all about inquiry!
ChapterChapter 9 Stepping out of the box into the sphere of research
ChapterChapter 10 From overwhelmed and lost to published
ChapterChapter 11 A different way of thinking: Using and applying evidence to make informed decisions
ChapterChapter 12 Using evidence-based practice to reduce patient falls: Empowering medical-surgical nurses
ChapterChapter 13 Research, recognition, and representation: Lighting up interest in evidence-based practice
ChapterChapter 14 Jump in with both feet, the waters get warmer over time!
PartPart IV Research Stories Related to Medical-Surgical Nursing Areas
ChapterChapter 15 Say "yes!" to research
ChapterChapter 16 The rigors of research
ChapterChapter 17 Taking a leap into research
ChapterChapter 18 You can teach an old nurse new tricks!
ChapterChapter 19 Initiating a research project: From mentee to mentor
ChapterChapter 20 I can't believe it's research
ChapterChapter 21 The never-ending research study
ChapterChapter 22 Getting step-down staff "stuck on" research
ChapterChapter 23 The spark that triggered my research reaction
ChapterChapter 24 Did I just agree to do research?
ChapterChapter 25 How the passion for research was ignited: The experience of one novice researcher
ChapterChapter 26 Beside nursing research: How we made a difference!
PartPart V Research Stories Related to Nursing Specialty Areas
Part Emergency Services
ChapterChapter 27 In the beginning: My initiation into research
Part End-of-Life Care
ChapterChapter 28 My nursing research path
Part Informatics
ChapterChapter 29 The reluctant researchers
Part Intensive Care
ChapterChapter 30 Empowered by research
ChapterChapter 31 Never underestimate the power of a nurse!
ChapterChapter 32 How families pushed me to the brink—of research that is!
ChapterChapter 33 The seed of research
ChapterChapter 34 Pioneer nursing research team
ChapterChapter 35 Me do research? Are you kidding?
ChapterChapter 36 My experience in nursing research
ChapterChapter 37 The defining moment that led me into research
ChapterChapter 38 The ice study: Quenching the thirst
ChapterChapter 39 Awakened to research by Howard's awakening
Part Maternal and Child Health
ChapterChapter 40 Nursing research—"Just do it"
ChapterChapter 41 Yes, we'll volunteer to launch into mursing research
Part Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)
ChapterChapter 42 Taking the long road
ChapterChapter 43 Big ideas for small patients
ChapterChapter 44 Warming up to research
ChapterChapter 45 Entering the unknown arena of nursing research
ChapterChapter 46 Project preemie research recipe
Part Oncology
ChapterChapter 47 Exploring new possibilities and how it can change your practice and your life
ChapterChapter 48 From problem to project to publication
ChapterChapter 49 Research can be fun and interesting
Part Orthopedics
ChapterChapter 50 Research: Quaking in my boots
ChapterChapter 51 Sailing into research
Part Pediatrics
ChapterChapter 52 You've got mail
ChapterChapter 53 Getting started in research—You can do it with a little nudge
ChapterChapter 54 Reflection of a nursing research journey: From conception to completion
ChapterChapter 55 My research surprise
ChapterChapter 56 90 percent of life is just showing up
ChapterChapter 57 Research and me, you must be kidding
Part Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
ChapterChapter 58 Sliding into research
PartPart VI Research Stories Related to Education, Development, and Retention Issues
ChapterChapter 59 Nursing research is for all sorts of nurses
ChapterChapter 60 I teach, but do I reach?
ChapterChapter 61 Research: Something to sink your teeth into
ChapterChapter 62 Recitation of a research novice: A staff development perspective
ChapterChapter 63 The power of team research
PartPart VII Additional Resources
Chapter FAQs
Chapter Glossary
Chapter List of Online Research Resources
Chapter Location and Bed Size Demographics of Represented Magnet Hospitals
Chapter Future Trends of Nursing Research

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