Research Essentials: Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice

Paperback | July 21, 2009

bySusan L. Norwood

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Research Essentials: Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice by Susan L. Norwood is a fresh NEW nursing research textbook which provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to this important subject area.  With valuable information for nursing students, nurses in clinical practice, and nurses in leadership positions, Research Essentials: Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice helps nurses acquire essential skills for today’s dynamic health-care environment.

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Research Essentials: Foundations for Evidence-Based Practice by Susan L. Norwood is a fresh NEW nursing research textbook which provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to this important subject area.  With valuable information for nursing students, nurses in clinical practice, and nurses in leadership positions, Researc...

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RESEARCH ESSENTIALS: FOUNDATIONS FOR EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE 1e Susan L. Norwood, EdD, RN   This NEW nursing research textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to this important subject area. Students, instructors and professionals alike will find the book an invaluable resource and tool as they progress in thei...

Susan L. Norwood is a professor in the Department of Nursing at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She has been a nurse educator for 23 years and also serves as the research consultant for Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Gonzaga University, her certificat...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:575 pages, 10 × 7.9 × 1 inPublished:July 21, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0135134102

ISBN - 13:9780135134108

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Table of Contents

SECTION 1 NURSING RESEARCH: AN OVERVIEW

Chapter 1 Research and Contemporary Nursing 2

Chapter 2 The Research Process: An Overview 23

Chapter 3 Ways of Knowing for Nursing Research 44

Chapter 4 Ethical Considerations in Nursing Research 65

 

SECTION 2 UNDERSTANDING NURSING RESEARCH

Chapter 5 Study Foundations: The Research Problem, Purpose, “Sub-Problems”, and Variables 98

Chapter 6 Study Backgrounds and Literature Reviews 125

Chapter 7 Frameworks for Nursing Research 163

Chapter 8 Research Designs 184

Chapter 9 Research Samples 218

Chapter 10 Principles of Measurement 249

Chapter 11 Data Collection Strategies 272

Chapter 12 Data Analysis in Quantitative Research 304

Chapter 13 Data Analysis and Qualitative Research 340

 

SECTION 3 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

Chapter 14 The Research Critique Process 360

Chapter 15 Conducting Research in Practice Settings 382

Chapter 16 Communicating Research Findings 406

Chapter 17 Using Research Findings in Practice Settings 426

Chapter 18 Nursing Research and Nursing Practice 445