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Nursing Research: Reading, Using and Creating Evidence, Fourth Edition

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    ISBN: 9781284110043
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    Fourth Edition
    ISBN: 9781284110043

Janet Houser

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Nursing Research: Reading, Using, and Creating Evidence, Fourth Edition is an essential text for nursing students to build the skills necessary for translating research into evidence. The Fourth Edition focuses on the Nursing Practice Guidelines and emphasizes evidence-based practice in the profession of nursing. To reinforce these concepts the author cites a particular article that is appraised throughout the entire text. In addition, the text also focuses on the dissemination of information and research best practices as conferences and other such resources become more available to students and professionals.

Key Features:
  • Emphasis on Nursing Practice Guidelines
  • New evaluation tool for reviewing a research article
  • Extensive PICO questions throughout the text
  • Addition of the contemporary PECO question
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Table of Contents:
Part 1 An Introduction to Research
1  Research As Evidence For Nursing Practice
2  The Research Process and Ways of Knowing
3  Ethical and Legal Considerations in Research
Part 2 Planning for Research
4  Finding Problems and Writing Questions 
5  The Successful Literature Review
6  Selecting an Appropriate Research Design
Part 3 Research Process
7  The Sampling Strategy
8  Measurement and Data Collection 
9  Enhancing the Validity of Research
Part 4 Research the Describes Populations
10  Descriptive Questions and Procedures
11  Summarizing and Reporting Descriptive Data
Part 5 Studies that Measure Effectiveness
12  Quantitative Questions and Procedures
13  Analysis and Reporting of Quantitative Data
Part 6 Research that Describes the Meaning of an Experience
14  Qualitative Questions and Procedures
15  Qualitative Analysis
Part 7 Research Translation
16  Translating Research Into Practice

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