Thoroughly updated and revised to emphasize the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Eighth Edition of a classic textbook presents state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies. New chapters offer guidance on developing self-report scales, conducting systematic reviews, and enhancing the integrity of qualitative studies. The ancillary" Resource Manual" includes application exercises, models of comprehensive research critiques, a full NINR grant application, and a "must-have" Toolkit on a CD-ROM, containing a treasure-trove of exemplary research tools (e.g., consent forms, a demographic questionnaire, statistical table templates)--all in easily-adapted Word documents to meet individual research needs. A watershed edition!
Student Resource Manual with Toolkit, ISBN: 978-0-7817-7052-1.
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Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE 1: Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment 2: Translating Research Evidence into Nursing Practice: Evidence-Based Nursing 3: Generating Evidence: Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research Part II: CONCEPTUALIZING A STUDY TO GENERATE EVIDENCE FOR NURSING 4: Conceptualizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses 5: Finding and Critiquing Evidence: Research Literature Reviews 6: Developing a Theoretical or Conceptual Context 7: Generating Research Evidence Ethically Part III: DESIGNING A STUDY TO GENERATE EVIDENCE FOR NURSING 8: Planning a Nursing Study 9: Developing an Approach for a Qualitative Study 10: Designing Quantitative Studies 11: Enhancing Rigor in Quantitative Research 12: Undertaking Research for Specific Purposes 13: Developing a Sampling Plan Part IV: COLLECTING RESEARCH DATA 14: Designing and Implementing a Data Collection Plan 15: Collecting Unstructured Data 16: Collecting Structured Data 17: Assessing Measurement Quality in Quantitative Studies 18: Developing and Testing Self-Report Scales Part V: ANALYZING AND INTERPRETING RESEARCH DATA 19: Analyzing Qualitative Data 20: Enhancing Quality and Integrity in Qualitative Research 21: Describing Data through Statistics 22: Using Inferential Statistics to Test Hypotheses 23: Using Multivariate Statistics to Analyze Complex Relationships 24: Designing a Quantitative Analysis Strategy: From Data Collection to Interpretation Part VI: BUILDING AN EVIDENCE BASE FOR NURSING PRACTICE 25: Integrating Research Evidence: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis 26: Disseminating Evidence: Reporting Research Findings 27: Writing Proposals to Generate Evidence Methodologic References Glossary