LoBiondo-Wood and Haber's Nursing Research in Canada - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323778985

LoBiondo-Wood and Haber's Nursing Research in Canada

5th Edition

Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization

Authors: Mina Singh Lorraine Thirsk Sarah Stahlke Ramesh Venkatesaperumal Geri LoBiondo-Wood Judith Haber
Paperback ISBN: 9780323778985
Imprint: Mosby Canada
Published Date: 1st October 2021
Page Count: 624

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Learn how to better understand and apply research to your everyday practice with LoBiondo-Wood and Haber’s Nursing Research in Canada: Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization, 5th Edition. Written by an all-star team of educators and research experts from Canada and the US, this thoroughly updated text is the perfect resource to help ground you in the processes behind nursing research and evidence-informed practice. This edition features new research examples that reflect the most current Canadian studies, fresh vignettes, easy-to-use navigation tools, enhanced readability, and well-balanced coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Key Features

  • Balanced-but-distinct coverage of both the qualitative and quantitative approaches to nursing research acquaints you with the processes behind research and evidence-informed practice.
  • Complete, high-quality research examples, including four new sample critiques, demonstrate how to apply the judgement and reasoning principles outlined in the text to published quantitative and qualitative research studies.
  • Research Vignettes introduce you to real-world practitioners of nursing research and help bridge the gaps among clinical research, academia, and clinical practice. Vignettes cover timely topics facing Canadian nurses such as immunization, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), medical cannabis, public health, Indigenous health and nursing, and rural and remote nursing.
  • Effective learning aids in every chapter include Key Terms, Learning Outcomes, Research Hints, Evidence-Informed Practice Tips, Appraising the Evidence, Critiquing Criteria, Critique of a Research Study, Critical Thinking Decision Paths, Critical Thinking Challenges, Critical Judgement Questions, and Key Points.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Research Overview

Research Vignette: A Program of Research in Transcultural Nursing

Louise Racine

1. The Role of Research in Nursing

2. Theoretical Framework

3. Critical Reading Strategies: Overview of the Research Process

4. Developing Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions

5. Finding and Appraising the Literature

6. Legal and Ethical Issues

Part 2: Qualitative Research

Research Vignette: Creating Qualitatively Derived Knowledge for a Practice Discipline

Sally Thorne

7. Introduction to Qualitative Research

8. Qualitative Approaches to Research

Part 3: Quantitative Research

Research Vignette: Tackling the Prevention of Falls Among Older Adults

Nancy Edwards

9. Introduction to Quantitative Research

10. Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs

11. Non-experimental Designs

Part 4: Processes Related to Research

Research Vignette: Partnering with parents to reduce newborn pain - evidence and implementation

Marsha Campbell-Yeo

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: A Program of Research

Joan L. Bottorff

18. Critiquing Qualitative Research

19. Critiquing Quantitative Research

Part 6: Application of Research: Evidence-Informed Practice

Research Vignette: From my Ph.D. to her Post-Doctoral studies: Building a Survivorship Cancer Care Program

Dr. Christine Maheu

20. Developing an Evidence-Informed Practice

Research Vigentte: Social Support Needs of Older Adults

Gloria McInnis Perry

APPENDIX A. A randomized, clinical trial of education or motivational-interviewing based coaching compared to usual care to improve cancer pain management

APPENDIX B. The influence of maternal fetal attachment and health practices on neonatal outcomes in low-income, urban women

APPENDIX C. The experiences of nurse practitioners providing health care to the homeless

APPENDIX D. Couple functioning and post-traumatic stress symptoms in US army couples: The role of resilience

APPENDIX E. Follow-up for improving psychological well being for women after a miscarriage (review)



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About the Authors

Mina Singh

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Director, Research, Faculty of Health - Nursing; Professor, School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Lorraine Thirsk

Lorraine Thirsk, RN, PhD Academic Coordinator

Affiliations and Expertise

Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta

Sarah Stahlke

Sarah Stahlke, PhD

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Ramesh Venkatesaperumal

Ramesh Venkatesaperumal

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty, Faculty of Education and Professional Studies, Nippissing University, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Geri LoBiondo-Wood

Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Director of PhD Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Nursing Systems and Technology, Houston, Texas

Judith Haber

Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN

Affiliations and Expertise

The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York