Foundations of Nursing Research

Foundations of Nursing Research

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For undergraduate Nursing Research courses (BSN, RN-to-BSN). This best-selling, user-friendly undergraduate text follows the steps of the research process diligently: from problem identification and literature review, to development of hypotheses, design formulation, samples and data collection and data analysis. This new edition introduces the concept of evidence-based practice and its implications for nursing practice.show more

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  • Paperback | 387 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.1 x 15.2mm | 567g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0130339911
  • 9780130339911

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I. INTRODUCTION TO NURSING RESEARCH. 1. Development of Nursing Research. 2. An Overview of Quantitative Research. 3. Ethical Issues in Nursing Research. II. PRELIMINARY STEPS IN THE RESEARCH PROCESS. 4. Identifying Nursing Research Problems. 5. Review of the Literature. 6. Theory and Nursing Research. 7. Hypotheses and Research Questions. III. RESEARCH DESIGNS. 8. Quantitative Research Designs. 9. Qualitative Research Designs. IV. OBTAINING STUDY SUBJECTS AND COLLECTION OF DATA. 10. Populations and Samples. 11. Measurement and Collection of Data. 12. Data-Collection Methods. V. DATA ANALYSIS. 13. Descriptive Statistics. 14. Inferential Statistics. 15. Presentation and Discussion of Study Findings. VI. RESEARCH FINDINGS AND NURSING PRACTICE. 16. Communication and Utilization of Nursing Research. 17. Critique of Research Reports. Answers to Self-tests. Appendix A: Consent Form. Appendix B: Sources of Research Instruments.show more

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