Reading, understanding, and applying nursing research

James A. Fain

This title helps you integrate today's best scientific knowledge and sound research methods into your clinical decision-making. Now in full-color, the 4th Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award-Winner provides you with the information you need to evaluate and apply nursing research and to understand its potential impact on the quality of your patient care. Carefully updated and revised, you'll find more information on evidence-based practice, including how to find, examine, and critically appraise evidence and then apply your conclusions in practice. There's also expanded coverage of quantitative research design and interpreting and reporting research findings. An enhanced Student Workbook on the Bonus CD-ROM features a wide variety of learning activities and tools to help you learn, including a template to assist with critiquing a study, a Research Appraisal Checklist to assist in validating a study. It includes a bonus CD-ROM to provide extra practice with activities and exercises. It covers all of the steps of the research process for specific disciplines. It helps you develop the skills to evaluate problem and purpose statements critically and analyze the parts of a study to determine the validity of the findings. It discusses the specific statistical procedures used to answer various research questions and/or hypotheses. It examines randomized clinical trials as a methodological 'gold standard' and explains why other types of design are so often necessary in nursing research. UPDATED! Bonus CD-ROM features 10 more questions and 3 more activities per chapter. UPDATED & EXPANDED! The chapter, Understanding Evidence-Based Practice, not only describes the theory behind evidence, but also shows you how to use it in a clinical setting. UPDATED & REVISED! Selecting a Qualitative Research Design chapter now focuses solely on qualitative designs and emphasizes the advantages and disadvantages of selecting a particular design. NEW! New chapter, Critiquing the Interpretation of Research Findings, includes questions to consider when interpreting/reporting reviews of literature, conceptual models, hypotheses and/or research questions. MORE! Published research examples reflect a wider range of health-related research approaches and designs.

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  • Nature of Research and the Research Process1.Introduction to Nursing Research
  • Understanding the Research Process and Ethical Issues in Nursing Research
  • Understanding Evidence-Based Practice
  • Planning a Research Study4.Selecting and Defining a Problem
  • Applying Appropriate Theories and Conceptual Models
  • Formulating Hypotheses and Research Questions
  • Selecting the Sample and Setting
  • Principles of Measurement
  • Data Collection Methods
  • Analyzing Data
  • Selecting a Research Design
  • Selecting a Qualitative Research Design
  • Utilization of Nursing Research13.Interpreting and Reporting Research Findings
  • Critiquing Research Reports.

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書名 Reading, understanding, and applying nursing research
著作者等 Fain, James
Fain James A.
出版元 F.A. Davis Co.
刊行年月 c2013
版表示 4th ed
ページ数 xiii, 322 p.
大きさ 23 cm
付随資料 1 laser optical disk(4 3/4 in. )
ISBN 9780803627383
NCID BB1176186X
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国