The Practice of Nursing Research - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 7th Edition

The Practice of Nursing Research - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

7th Edition Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence

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 and 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


Unit One: Introduction to Nursing Research

1. Discovering the World of Nursing Research

2. NEW! The Evolution of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

3. Introduction to Quantitative Research

4. Introduction to Qualitative Research


Unit Two: The Research Process

5. Research Problem and Purpose

6. Review of Relevant Literature

7. Frameworks

8. Objectives, Questions, and Hypotheses

9. Ethics in Research

10. Understanding Quantitative Research Design

11. Selecting a Research Design

12. Outcomes Research

13. Intervention Research

14. Sampling

15. The Concepts of Measurement

16. Measurement Methods Used in Developing Evidence for Practice

17. Collecting and Managing Data

18. Introduction to Statistical Analysis

19. Using Statistics to Describe Variables

20. Using Statistics to Examine Relationships

21. Using Statistics to Predict

22. Using Statistics to Examine Causality

23. Qualitative Research Methodology

24. Interpreting Research Outcomes

25. Communicating Research Findings


Unit Three: Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care

26. Critical Appraisal of Nursing Studies

27. Strategies for Promoting Evidence-Based Nursing Practice


Unit Four: Proposing and Seeking Funding for Research

28. Proposal Writing for Research Approval

29. NEW FOCUS! Seeking Funding for Research


Appendices

A. NEW VERSION! Percentage Points of Student?s Distribution

B. Percentage Points of the F Distribution

C. Critical Values of the 2 Distribution

D. Statistical Power Tables ( = Effect Size)


Glossary