Study Guide for Nursing Research

Study Guide for Nursing Research Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based PracticeEdition 9

Editors: By Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN, Carey Berry and Jennifer Yost
ISBN: 9780323447614
Publication Date : Sep 6, 2017
Page Count: 170
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Description

This essential study guide is thoroughly updated to reflect the refocused content of Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice, 9th Edition. This chapter-by-chapter review offers a variety of innovative learning activities and multiple-choice questions to help strengthen your research application skills and prepare you for questions you will face on the NCLEX® Exam.

Key Features

  • Chapter-by-chapter review and application questions correspond to the LoBiondo-Wood & Haber textbook.

New Features

  • NEW! Increased emphasis on multiple-choice questions helps you better prepare for standardized exams like the NCLEX® Exam and reduces "busy work."
  • NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the content updates and emphases of the 9th edition of the LoBiondo-Wood & Haber main textbook.
About the Editor
By Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Director of PhD Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Nursing Systems and Technology, Houston, Texas; Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN, The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York; Carey Berry and Jennifer Yost
Table of Contents

PART I. OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
Research Vignette
1. Integrating Research, Evidence-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement Processes
2. Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions
3. Gathering and Appraising the Literature
4. Theoretical Frameworks for Research

PART II. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
Research Vignette
5. Introduction to Qualitative Research
6. Qualitative Approaches to Research
7. Appraising Qualitative Research

PART III. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH
Research Vignette
8. Introduction to Quantitative Research
9. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs
10. Nonexperimental Designs
11. Systematic Reviews and Clinical Practice Guidelines
12. Sampling
13. Legal and Ethical Issues
14. Data Collection Methods
15. Reliability and Validity
16. Data Analysis: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
17. Understanding Research Findings
18. Appraising Quantitative Research

PART IV. APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
Research Vignette
19. Strategies and Tools for Developing an Evidence-Based Practice
20. Developing an Evidence-Based Practice
21. Quality Improvement

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