Foundations in Nursing Research (Pearson New International Edition)

Foundations in Nursing Research (Pearson New International Edition)

By: Rose Marie Nieswiadomy (author)Paperback

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For use as a primary text in undergraduate nursing research courses, and as a resource text for more advanced nursing research courses. This engaging, learner-friendly text illuminates all steps of the nursing research process, helping students critique research and determine whether study findings are ready to apply in practice. To illustrate specific aspects of the research process, the author extensively excerpts from published studies, including research performed outside the U.S. Pedagogical features include chapter outlines, objectives, definitions of key terms, summaries, class activities, and self-tests. This Sixth Edition has been revised with up-to-date information and references throughout; more coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research; greater focus on evidence-based practice; and an all-new chapter on nursing research and health care economics.

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PART I INTRODUCTION TO NURSING RESEARCH 1. Development of Nursing Research 2. Ethical Issues in Nursing Research 3. An Overview of Quantitative Research 4. An Overview of Qualitative Research PART II PRELIMINARY STEPS IN THE RESEARCH PROCESS 5. Identifying Nursing Research Problems 6. Review of the Literature 7. Theory and Nursing Research 8. Hypotheses PART III RESEARCH DESIGNS 9. Quantitative Research Designs 10. Qualitative Research Designs PART IV OBTAINING STUDY PARTICIPANTS AND COLLECTION OF DATA 11. Populations and Samples 12. Measurement and Collection of Data 13. Data Collection Methods PART V DATA ANALYSIS 14. Descriptive Statistics 15. Inferential Statistics. 16. Presentation and Discussion of Study Findings PART VI RESEARCH FINDINGS AND NURSING PRACTICE 17. Communication and Utilization of Nursing Research 18. Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 19. Nursing Research and Health Care Economics 20. Critique of Research Reports Appendix A. Answers to Self-tests. Appendix B. Critique Questions for Specific Research Article Appendix C. Sample Consent Form Glossary Index

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  • publication date: 01/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781292027838
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781292027838
  • weight: 720
  • ISBN10: 1292027835
  • edition: Pearson New International Edition

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