Burns And Grove's The Practice Of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, And Generation Of Evidence

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byJennifer R. Gray, Susan K. Grove, Suzanne Sutherland

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Master the research methods used as a foundation for evidence-based practice!Burns and Grove's The Practice of Nursing Research, 8th Edition provides a solid foundation in the appraisal, synthesis, and generation of research evidence for clinical nursing practice. Not only will you learn how to properly evaluate and use existing research evidence, but you ll also learn how to participate in research and quality improvement projects. Updated to reflect today's focus on online research and evidence-based practice, this edition includes clear, step-by-step guidelines to research procedures as well as many examples from current and classic literature. From an expert author team led by Jennifer Gray, this book helps you perform scholarly research for evidence-based practice.

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Master the research methods used as a foundation for evidence-based practice!Burns and Grove's The Practice of Nursing Research, 8th Edition provides a solid foundation in the appraisal, synthesis, and generation of research evidence for clinical nursing practice. Not only will you learn how to properly evaluate and use existing resear...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 23, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323377580

ISBN - 13:9780323377584

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Table of Contents

Unit One: Introduction to Nursing Research
1. Discovering the World of Nursing Research
2. Evolution of Research in Building Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
3. Introduction to Quantitative Research
4. Introduction to Qualitative Research
Unit Two: The Research Process
5. Research Problem and Purpose
6. Objectives, Questions, Variables, and Hypotheses
7. Review of Relevant Literature
8. Frameworks
9. Ethics in Research
10. Quantitative Methodology: Noninterventional Designs and Methods
11. Quantitative Methodology: Interventional Designs and Methods
12. Qualitative Research Methods
13. Outcomes Research
14. Mixed Methods ResearchNEW!
15. Sampling
16. Measurement Concepts
17. Measurement Methods Used in Developing Evidence-Based Practice
Unit Three: Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care
18. Critical Appraisal of Nursing Studies
19. Evidence Synthesis and Strategies for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice
Unit Four: Analyzing Data, Determining Outcomes, and Disseminating Research
20. Collecting and Managing Data
21. Introduction to Statistical Analysis
22. Using Statistics to Describe Variables
23. Using Statistics to Examine Relationships
24. Using Statistics to Predict
25 Using Statistics to Determine Differences
26. Interpreting Research Outcomes
27. Disseminating Research Findings
Unit Five: Proposing and Seeking Funding for Research
28. Writing Research Proposals
29. Seeking Funding for Research
Appendices
Appendix A: Z Values Table
Appendix B: Critical Values for Student's t Distribution
Appendix C: Critical Values of r for Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient
Appendix D: Critical Values of F for ± = 0.05 and ± = 0.01
Appendix E: Critical Values of the Ç 2 Distribution
Appendix F: Statistical Power Tables ( = Effect Size)
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