This essential study guide is thoroughly updated to reflect the refocused content of Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice, 9th Edition. This chapter-by-chapter review offers a variety of innovative learning activities and multiple-choice questions to help strengthen your research application skills and prepare you for questions you will face on the NCLEX Exam.
Chapter-by-chapter review and application questions correspond to the LoBiondo-Wood & Haber textbook.
NEW! Increased emphasis on multiple-choice questions helps you better prepare for standardized exams like the NCLEX Exam and reduces "busy work."
NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the content updates and emphases of the 9th edition of the LoBiondo-Wood & Haber main textbook.
Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN
PART I. OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE Research Vignette 1. Integrating Research, Evidence-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement Processes 2. Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions 3. Gathering and Appraising the Literature 4. Theoretical Frameworks for Research PART II. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Research Vignette 5. Introduction to Qualitative Research 6. Qualitative Approaches to Research 7. Appraising Qualitative Research PART III. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH Research Vignette 8. Introduction to Quantitative Research 9. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs 10. Nonexperimental Designs 11. Systematic Reviews and Clinical Practice Guidelines 12. Sampling 13. Legal and Ethical Issues 14. Data Collection Methods 15. Reliability and Validity 16. Data Analysis: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics 17. Understanding Research Findings 18. Appraising Quantitative Research PART IV. APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE Research Vignette 19. Strategies and Tools for Developing an Evidence-Based Practice 20. Developing an Evidence-Based Practice 21. Quality Improvement Answer Key