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Practice of Nursing Research Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence

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ISBN-10: 1416054685

ISBN-13: 9781416054689

Edition: 6th 2009

Authors: Nancy Burns, Susan K. Grove

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With frequent examples from the best of the research literature, this authoritative textprovides you with a comprehensive foundation for appraisal, synthesis, and generation of evidence for clinical practice. This new edition features an enhanced focus on research as the foundation for evidence-based practice, along with improved readability and more background coverage of qualitative research. This textbook prepares you to understand and apply research, and to go on to conduct original research. Includes all the information needed to help both beginning nurses and beginning nurse-researchers understand and applying research findings to practice and conducting research. Includes frequent…    
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Book details

List price: $90.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/16/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Introduction to Nursing Research
Discovering the World of Nursing Research
NEW! The Evolution of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
Introduction to Quantitative Research
Introduction to Qualitative Research
The Research Process
Research Problem and Purpose
Review of Relevant Literature
Objectives, Questions, and Hypotheses
Ethics in Research
Understanding Quantitative Research Design
Selecting a Research Design
Outcomes Research
Intervention Research
The Concepts of Measurement
Measurement Methods Used in Developing Evidence for Practice
Collecting and Managing Data
Introduction to Statistical Analysis
Using Statistics to Describe Variables
Using Statistics to Examine Relationships
Using Statistics to Predict
Using Statistics to Examine Causality
Qualitative Research Methodology
Interpreting Research Outcomes
Communicating Research Findings
Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care
Critical Appraisal of Nursing Studies
Strategies for Promoting Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
Proposing and Seeking Funding for Research
Proposal Writing for Research Approval
New Focus! Seeking Funding for Research
New Version! Percentage Points of Student's Distribution
Percentage Points of the F Distribution
Critical Values of the ÷2 Distribution