Understanding Nursing Research Using Research in Evidence-Based Practice

ISBN-10: 1605477303
ISBN-13: 9781605477305
Edition: 3rd 2010 (Revised)
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Description: This textbook explicitly links understanding of nursing research with evidence-based practice, and focuses on how to read, critique, and utilize research reports. Organized around questions students have when reading reports--how the conclusions  More...

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Book details

List price: $28.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/19/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

This textbook explicitly links understanding of nursing research with evidence-based practice, and focuses on how to read, critique, and utilize research reports. Organized around questions students have when reading reports--how the conclusions were reached, what types of patients the conclusions apply to, how the study was done, and why it was done that way--the text explains the steps of the research process to answer these questions.

Evidence-Based Nursing: Using Research in Practice
Introduction
Role of Research in the Evolution of Nursing as a Profession
Nursing History of Research
Questions for Patient Care
Where to Find Evidence for Practice
Developing Clinical Questions for Real-World Practice
Published Abstract: What Would You Conclude?
Systematic Reviews in Evidence-Based Nursing
Summary
The Research Process: Components and Language of Research Reports
Introduction
The Language of Research
Components of Published Research Reports
Research Process and the Nursing Process
Research and Nursing Care: Practice Based Evidence Research Reports and the Research Process Summary of the Research Process Contrasted to the Research Report
Published Report: What Did You Conclude?
Summary
Discussion and Conclusions
The End of a Research Report-Discussions and Conclusions
Discussions
Conclusions
Common Errors in Research Reports
Published Reports: What Would You Conclude?
Descriptive Results
Differentiating Description From Inference
Understanding the Language of Results Sections
Connecting Results That Describe to Conclusions
Common Errors in the Reports of Descriptive Results
Critically Reading Results Sections of Research Reports
Published Report: What Would You Conclude?
Inferential Results
The Purpose of Inferential Statistics
Probability and Significance
Parametric and Nonparametric Statistics
Bivariate and Multivariate Tests
Hypothesis Testing
In-Class Study Data
Connecting Inferential Statistical Results to Conclusions
Common Errors in Results Sections
Critically Reading the Results Section of a Report for Use in Evidence-Based Nursing Practice - Revisited
Published Report: What Would You Conclude?
Samples
Samples Versus Populations
Sampling in Qualitative Research
Sampling in Quantitative Research
Differences in Qualitative and Quantitative Sampling
Problems With the Sampling Process
Problems With Sampling Outcomes Common Errors in Reports of Samples
Connecting Sampling to the Study Results and Conclusions
Critically Reading the Sample Section of Research Reports for Use in Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
Published Reports: Would You Change Your Practice?
Ethics: What Can Go Wrong?
Which Nursing Actions Are Research and Require Special Ethical Consideration?
Informed Consent
Critically Reading Reports of Sampling and Recognizing Common Errors
Published Report: What Do They Say About Consent and the Sampling Process?
Data Collection Methods
Revisiting Study Variables
Methods for Constructing the Meaning of Variables in Qualitative Research
Errors in Data Collection in Qualitative Research
Methods to Measure Variables in Quantitative Research
Errors in Data Collection in Quantitative Research
Common Errors in Written Reports of Data Collection Methods
Critically Reading Methods Sections of Research Reports Connecting Data Collection Methods to Sampling, Results, and Discussion/Conclusion
Published Reports: Would You Use These Studies in Clinical Practice?
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