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Nursing Research in Can - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

"Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization"

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.

Book, 600 Pages

Published: January 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-1-926648-92-7


  • 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


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