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Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice (Nursing Research)

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Thoroughly revised to emphasize the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Eighth Edition presents methods and tools for generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice. This edition offers more guidance on evaluating and critiquing research evidence. Other revisions include more in-depth coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research and a new chapter on developing and testing new instruments. Note: The for-sale Student Resource guide to accompany the text is now fully revised to meet emerging graduate course needs. New features include a free CD-ROM called the "Toolkit," which includes copious application exercises, samples of systematic reviews, and full critiques of two of the eight studies in the text. Please note that this is sold separately: Student Resource Manual with Toolkit,

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Thoroughly updated and revised to emphasize the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Ninth Edition of a classic textbook presents state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies. The ancillary Resource Manual includes application exercises, models of comprehensive research critiques, a full NINR grant application, and a Toolkit on a CD-ROM, containing exemplary research tools such as consent forms, a demographic questionnaire, and statistical table templates—all in easily-adapted Word documents.

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Winner of a 2011 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award!

Tthe 9th edition has been completed updated.  The authors continue to maintain up-to-date content and  present state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies.

  • Each chapter has a plethora of important tools for students
  • Careful reading and critique of actual case studies
  • Template documents that gives students a starting point to adapt – giving students a head start!
  • Examples of NINR Grant application documents
  • Crosswords, Study Questions, Applications, and associated tools

Table of Contents

Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

1: Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment

2: Translating Research Evidence into Nursing Practice: Evidence-Based Nursing

3: Generating Evidence: Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Part II: CONCEPTUALIZING A STUDY TO GENERATE EVIDENCE FOR NURSING

4: Conceptualizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses

5: Finding and Critiquing Evidence: Research Literature Reviews

6: Developing a Theoretical or Conceptual Context

7: Generating Research Evidence Ethically

Part III: DESIGNING A STUDY TO GENERATE EVIDENCE FOR NURSING

8: Planning a Nursing Study

9: Developing an Approach for a Qualitative Study

10: Designing Quantitative Studies

11: Enhancing Rigor in Quantitative Research

12: Undertaking Research for Specific Purposes

13: Developing a Sampling Plan

Part IV: COLLECTING RESEARCH DATA

14: Designing and Implementing a Data Collection Plan

15: Collecting Unstructured Data

16: Collecting Structured Data

17: Assessing Measurement Quality in Quantitative Studies

18: Developing and Testing Self-Report Scales

Part V: ANALYZING AND INTERPRETING RESEARCH DATA

19: Analyzing Qualitative Data

20: Enhancing Quality and Integrity in Qualitative Research

21: Describing Data through Statistics

22: Using Inferential Statistics to Test Hypotheses

23: Using Multivariate Statistics to Analyze Complex Relationships

24: Designing a Quantitative Analysis Strategy: From Data Collection to Interpretation

Part VI: BUILDING AN EVIDENCE BASE FOR NURSING PRACTICE

25: Integrating Research Evidence: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis

26: Disseminating Evidence: Reporting Research Findings

27: Writing Proposals to Generate Evidence

Methodologic References

Glossary

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781794688
Subtitle:
Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice
Author:
Polit, Denise F
Author:
Beck, Cheryl Tatano
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Polit, Denise F.
Publisher:
LWW
Subject:
Nursing - Research & Theory
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Nursing
Subject:
Nursing -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Nursing Research -- methods.
Subject:
Nursing - General
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Nursing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Nursing Research
Publication Date:
20110816
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in 3 lb

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Thoroughly updated and revised to emphasize the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Ninth Edition of a classic textbook presents state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies. The ancillary Resource Manual includes application exercises, models of comprehensive research critiques, a full NINR grant application, and a Toolkit on a CD-ROM, containing exemplary research tools such as consent forms, a demographic questionnaire, and statistical table templates—all in easily-adapted Word documents.
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Winner of a 2011 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award!

Tthe 9th edition has been completed updated.  The authors continue to maintain up-to-date content and  present state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies.

  • Each chapter has a plethora of important tools for students
  • Careful reading and critique of actual case studies
  • Template documents that gives students a starting point to adapt – giving students a head start!
  • Examples of NINR Grant application documents
  • Crosswords, Study Questions, Applications, and associated tools

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