Study Guide for The Practice of Nursing Research - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 7th Edition
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The Study Guide is an e-book format on Elsevier's Pageburst digital book platform. It is a chapter-by-chapter review and application manual for students of nursing research and evidence-based practice. Chapters include an Introduction, Relevant Terms activities, Key Ideas activities, Making Connections activities, Puzzles, Exercises in Critical Appraisal, and Going Beyond activities. An Answer Key and a Published Studies appendix are provided at the back of the book. The 7th edition features an enhanced focus on evidence-based practice, new published studies, and the portability and student-friendly features available for a digital book, such as note taking and highlighting.
New to This Edition
NEW! Updated to reflect the enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice in The Practice of Nursing Research, 7th Edition. Equips students both to generate research evidence and also to appraise and synthesize existing evidence for application to practice.
Three NEW! published studies are included for critical appraisal.
NEW! Pageburst e-book format gives students the opportunity to fully master the content in a convenient electronic format.
Relevant Terms are identified to help students become more familiar with the terms necessary to learn the chapter content.
Key Ideas sections identify information in the chapter that are especially important for students to note. The fill-in-the-blank questions identify important content that students might have missed in their first reading of the chapter.
Making Connections exercises identify important ideas critical to comprehending and synthesizing content.
Puzzles have been designed to help students have fun while learning.
Exercises in Critical Appraisal are provided to give students experience in critically appraising published studies. Questions refer to Appendix A of the study guide, which includes three published studies.
Going Beyond sections provide suggestions for further study. Students can use these exercises to test their new knowledge.
Answers to Study Guide Exercises are available at the end of each chapter.
By Susan K. Grove, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, Professor, College of Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX; Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Practice, Grand Prairie, TX; Nancy Burns, PhD, RN, FCN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX; Faith Community Nurse, St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Burleson, TX; Jennifer Gray, RN, PhD, Associate Professor, Associate Dean and Department Chair, Department of Nursing Administration, Education, and Research Programs, College of Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas; Deborah Behan and Judy Duvall