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Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research

Building an Evidence-Based Practice

Review nursing research concepts and learn to apply them for evidence-based practice! With learning activities in each chapter, this study guide reinforces the content covered in Understanding Nursing Research, 5th Edition by Nancy Burns and Susan K. Grove. This edition includes an expanded focus on evidence-based practice and new case studies to help you understand the research process and apply your findings to the clinical setting. Three published research studies provide an opportunity to practice with the appraisal and application of nursing research.

Paperback, 240 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1705-1


    1. Introduction to Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
    2. Introduction to the Quantitative Research Process
    3. Introduction to the Qualitative Research Process
    4. Examining Ethics in Research
    5. Research Problems, Purposes, and Hypotheses
    6. Understanding the Literature Review in Published Studies
    7. Understanding Theory and Research Frameworks
    8. Clarifying Quantitative Research Designs
    9. Examining Populations and Samples in Research
    10. Clarifying Measurement and Data Collection in Quantitative Research
    11. Understanding Statistics in Research
    12. Critical Appraisal of Quantitative and Qualitative Research for Nursing Practice
    13. Building an Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
    14. Introduction to Outcomes Research


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