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"Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization"


  • Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Planning and Development, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Nursing Systems and Technology, Houston, Texas
  • Judith Haber, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York
  • Cherylyn Cameron, RN, PhD, Professor and Coordinator of Program Development, Institute of University Partnerships and Advanced Studies, Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
  • Mina Singh, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; This second edition of Nursing Research in Canada aims to provide nursing students with a comprehensive introduction to research concepts and methods. This new edition includes the examination of the various roles of research in nursing, application and analysis, and coverage of evidence-based practice. Easy-to-understand and set entirely within a Canadian context, readers will learn how to master important material and apply the principles of research to nursing practice. Students will also benefit from the NEW companion study guide that was designed to allow students to further practice and hone the critiquing skills discussed in the textbook. As well, additional exercises and review questions will be made available on the accompanying Evolve website for the book.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-1-926648-92-7

Table of Contents

Part 1: Research Overview

Research Vignette: How Nurses Use and Respond to Research, Barbara Paterson

1 The Role of Research in Nursing

2 Theoretical Framework

3 Critical Reading Strategies: Overview of the Research Process

4 Developing Research Questions and Hypotheses

5 Literature Review

6 Legal and Ethical Issues

Part 2: Qualitative Research

Research Vignette: Creating Qualitatively Derived Theory, Janice M. Morse

7 Introduction to Qualitative Research

8 Qualitative Approaches to Research

Part 3: Quantitative Research

Research Vignette: Tackling the prevention of falls among seniors, Nancy C. Edwards

9 Introduction to Quantitative Research

10 Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs

11 Non-experimental Designs

Part 4: Processes Related to Research

Research Vignette: Processes Related to Research, Julie Gaudet

12 Sampling

13 Data-Collection Methods

14 Rigour in Research

15 Qualitative Data Analysis

16 Quantitative Data Analysis

17 Presenting the Findings

Part 5: Critiquing Research

Research Vignette: Evolution in a Program of Research focusing on Family Violence, Caregiving and Women’s Health, Judith Wuest

18 Critiquing Qualitative Research

19 Critiquing Quantitative Research

Part 6: Application of Research: Evidence-Based Practice

Research Vignette: Nursing Best Practice, Barbara Davies

20 Use of Research in Practice