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Essentials of Nursing Research Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice

ISBN-10: 1451176791

ISBN-13: 9781451176797

Edition: 8th 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck

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This eighth edition of Essentials of Nursing Research, written by AJN award-winning authors, along with its accompanying Study Guide for Essentials of Nursing Research, student learning ancillaries, and instructor teaching materials present a unique learning-teaching package that is designed to teach students how to read and critique research reports, and to appreciate the application of research findings to nursing practice. New to this edition:- New text organization with separate sections on quantitative and qualitative research offer greater continuity of ideas to better meet the needs of students and faculty.- New online chapter supplements for every chapter expand student's knowledge of research topics.- New chapter on mixed methods research, which involves the blending of qualitative and quantitative data in a single inquiry, responds to the surge of interest in this type of research -  Increased emphasis on evidence-based practice (EBP) especially in the areas of asking well-worded questions for EBP and searching for such evidence guides the reader from theory to application. - Enhanced assistance for instructors with numerous suggestions on how to make learning about—and teaching—research methods more rewarding.-New interactive critiquing activity, available on thePoint website, brings the Critical Thinking Exercises from the textbook to an interactive tool. The new format makes it easy for students to respond to the series of targeted questions about the Research Examples. Responses can be printed or e-mailed directly to instructors for homework or testing.
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Book details

Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Overview of Nursing Research and Its Role in Evidence-Based Practice
Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment
Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Reading and Critiquing Research Articles
Ethics in Research
Preliminary Steps in Research
Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses
Finding and Reviewing Research Evidence in the Literature
Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks
Quantitative Research
Quantitative Research Design
Sampling and Data Collection in Quantitative Studies
Measurement and Data Quality
Statistical Analysis of Quantitative Data
Rigor and Interpretation in Quantitative Research
Qualitative Research
Qualitative Designs and Approaches
Sampling and Data Collection in Qualitative Studies
Analysis of Qualitative Data
Trustworthiness and Integrity in Qualitative Research
Special Topics in Research
Mixed Methods and Other Special Types of Research
Systematic Reviews: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis
Glossary
Howell and Colleagues' (2007) Study: The Relationship Among Anxiety, Anger, and Blood Pressure in Children
Beck and Watson's (2010) Study: Subsequent Childbirth After a Previous Traumatic Birth
McGillion et al.'s (2008) Study: Randomized Controlled Trial of a Psychoeducation Program for the Self-Management of Chronic Cardiac Pain
Critique of McGillion and Colleagues' Study
Sawyer et al.'s (2010) Study: Differences in Perceptions of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Among Adherers and Nonadherers
Critique of Sawyer and Colleagues' Study
Index
Chapter Supplements Available on the Point
The History of Nursing Research
Assessing Implementation Potential for EBP Projects
Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
Guide to an Overall Critique of a Quantitative Research Report and Guide to an Overall-Critique of a Qualitative Research Report
Elements of Informed Consent
Simple and Complex Hypotheses
Finding Evidence for an EBP Inquiry in PubMed
Prominent Conceptual Models of Nursing Used by Nurse Researchers
Selected Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs: Diagrams, Uses, and Drawbacks
Vignettes and Q Sorts
Level II Evidence for Diagnosis Questions
Multiple Regression and Analysis of Covariance
Research Biases
Qualitative Descriptive Studies
Transferability and Generalizability
A Glaserian Grounded Theory Study: Illustrative Materials
Whittemore and Colleagues' Framework of Quality Criteria in Qualitative Research
Practical (Pragmatic) Clinical Trials
Publication Bias in Meta-Analyses