Essentials of nursing research : appraising evidence for nursing practice / Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck.

By: Polit, Denise F
Contributor(s): Beck, Cheryl Tatano
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health /Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014Edition: 8th edDescription: xviii, 493 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781451176797; 1451176791; 9781451176803; 1451176805Subject(s): Nursing -- ResearchDDC classification: 610.73072 LOC classification: RT 81.5 | .P64 2014
Contents:
Introduction to nursing research in an evidence-based practice environment -- Fundamentals of evidence-based nursing practice -- Key concepts and steps in qualitative and quantitative research -- Reading and critiquing research articles -- Ethics in research -- Research problems, research questions, and hypotheses -- Finding and reviewing research evidence in the literature -- Theoretical and conceptual frameworks -- Quantitative research design -- Sampling and data collection in quantitative studies -- Measurement and data quality -- Statistical analysis of quantitative data -- Rigor and interpretation in quantitative research -- Qualitative designs and approaches -- Sampling and data collection in qualitative studies -- Analysis of qualitative data -- Trustworthiness and integrity in qualitative research -- Mixed methods and other special types of research -- Systematic reviews : meta-analysis and metasynthesis -- Glossary -- Appendices -- Glossary of selected statistical symbols.
Summary: This comprehensive nursing research textbook continues the expansion of coverage on qualitative research, including important issues for specific qualitative traditions such as ground theory, phenomenology and ethnography.
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Circulation Nursing
RT 81.5 .P64 2014 (Browse shelf) Available 014276

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to nursing research in an evidence-based practice environment -- Fundamentals of evidence-based nursing practice -- Key concepts and steps in qualitative and quantitative research -- Reading and critiquing research articles -- Ethics in research -- Research problems, research questions, and hypotheses -- Finding and reviewing research evidence in the literature -- Theoretical and conceptual frameworks -- Quantitative research design -- Sampling and data collection in quantitative studies -- Measurement and data quality -- Statistical analysis of quantitative data -- Rigor and interpretation in quantitative research -- Qualitative designs and approaches -- Sampling and data collection in qualitative studies -- Analysis of qualitative data -- Trustworthiness and integrity in qualitative research -- Mixed methods and other special types of research -- Systematic reviews : meta-analysis and metasynthesis -- Glossary -- Appendices -- Glossary of selected statistical symbols.

This comprehensive nursing research textbook continues the expansion of coverage on qualitative research, including important issues for specific qualitative traditions such as ground theory, phenomenology and ethnography.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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