ISBN-10:
0826137253
ISBN-13:
9780826137258
Pub. Date:
10/28/2013
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Research for Advanced Practice Nurses, Second Edition: From Evidence to Practice / Edition 2

Research for Advanced Practice Nurses, Second Edition: From Evidence to Practice / Edition 2

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Research for Advanced Practice Nurses, Second Edition: From Evidence to Practice / Edition 2

This book should provide graduate nursing students with the knowledge to evaluate research evidence and use it in practice. With the increasing focus on EBP, this book should serve as a useful resource." Score: 100, 5 stars. --Doody's

This book would be useful for both graduate nursing students and practicing nurses."--Doody's Medical Reviews

The second edition of this award-winning reference on formulating, achieving, and sustaining evidence-based practice (EBP) through clinical research updates all prior content and includes two new chapters on establishing and sustaining an evidence-based practice and environment, and how a research question drives the selection of research design, measurement, and analysis. Also featured are cutting-edge discussions of translational science and interprofessional research plus the contributions of several new authors.

Designed for use by graduate students, clinical administrators, and managers and in DNP programs and in-service education, the text offers practical methods to translate evidence into practice by effectively using and appraising clinical studies. It presents research concepts in a clear, conversational tone and addresses the most current knowledge about how nurses can learn to formulate and achieve EBP as clinicians. From a single study to a meta-analysis, EBP concepts related to patient care are integrated throughout. Clinically relevant examples present ways students and staff can apply knowledge to daily clinical practice through the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical protocols. Text boxes and web references reinforce information. Taken together, the content of the Second Edition will help the nursing profession in its move toward the forefront of institutional management, research, policy decisions, and ethical considerationsóall to enhance safe patient care and health. The book also includes interactive PDF with fill-in, reusable templates, and is available in enhanced eBook format that includes audio/video Q & A.

New to the Second Edition:
  • Presents new content on translational science and inter-professional research.
  • Updates all content from the first edition.
  • Includes two new chapters on establishing and sustaining EBT and how a research question drives the selection of a research design, measurement and analysis.
  • Presents the contributions of several new authors.
  • Features psychosocial and physical data collection and analysis methods.
  • Includes guidelines on evaluating research articles, including ethical components.
  • Suggests strategies for establishing and sustaining an organizational evidence-based practice.
  • Presents primary ways of evaluating cost as a dimension of evidence-based practice.
  • Offers appendices with evidence-based practice activities and protocols, and a resource list of relevant websites.
  • Features interactive PDF with fill-in, reusable templates.
  • Available as enhanced eBook that includes audio/video Q & A

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826137258
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/28/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 488
Sales rank: 307,371
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Magdalena Mateo, PhD, RN, FAAN, was Associate Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University School of Nursing, Boston. She won a 1999 AJN Book of the Year Award for her Using and Conducting Nursing Research in the Clinical Setting, and was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 1992. She has written numerous articles and book chapters. Her major areas of research included research development and dissemination in the clinical arena, workforce diversity, and neuroscience (mild traumatic brain injury).

Marquis Foreman, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor and Chair, Department of Adult Health and Gerontological Nursing, Rush University College of Nursing. He has actively sought to improve the care of hospitalized older people for more than 30 years. Foreman is known best for his research about delirium in hospitalized older people. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, and the Institute of Medicine-Chicago, and has received numerous awards including the Mary Opal Wolanin Award for Excellence in Gerontological Clinical Nursing Research, the Harriet H. Werley New Investigator Award, and the Mosby-Cameo Nursing Research Award, all for his work on delirium in hospitalized older people.

Table of Contents

PART I: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

Chapter 1: Overview of Evidence-Based Practice

Mary D. Bondmass

Chapter 2: General Searching: Finding Research Reports

Ulrike Dieterle and Christopher Hooper-Lane

Chapter 3: Research and the Mandate for Evidence-Based Practice, Quality, and Patient Safety

Kathleen R. Stevens

Chapter 4: Establishing and Sustaining an Evidence-Based Practice Environment

Elizabeth A. Carlson and Beth A. Staffileno

PART II: BUILDING BLOCKS FOR EVIDENCE

Chapter 5: Appraising a Single Research Article

Mary Schira

Chapter 6: Identifying a Focus of Study

Lea Ann Matura and Vivian Nowazek

Chapter 7: Conceptual and Theoretical Frameworks

Mary E. Johnson

Chapter 8: Quantitative Research Designs for Nursing Practice

Margaret Irwin

Chapter 9: Qualitative Research for Nursing Practice

Beth Rodgers

Chapter 10: Sampling Methods

Mary D. Bondmass

Chapter 11 Designing Questionnaires and Data Collection Forms

Magdalena A. Mateo and Karin T. Kirchhoff

Chapter 12: Physiological Data Collection Methods

Susan K. Frazier

Chapter 13: Psychosocial Data Collection Methods

Carol Glod

PART III: USING AVAILABLE EVIDENCE

Chapter 14: Systematic Reviews

Kathleen R. Stevens

Chapter 15: Program Evaluation

Karen J. Saewert

Chapter 16: Implementing Evidence-Based Practice

Susan L. Adams and
Marita G. Titler

PART IV: EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF EBP AND COMMUNICATING RESULTS

Chapter 17: Cost as a Dimension of Evidence-Based Practice

Briana J. Jegier and
Tricia J. Johnson

Chapter 18: Outcomes Evaluation

Leah L. Shever

Chapter 19: Ethical Aspects of a Study

Marcia Phillips, Julie Johnson Zerwic, and Marquis D. Foreman

Chapter 20: Communicating

Diane L. Stuenkel

Chapter 21: Reporting Results through Publications

Norma G. Cuellar

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