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.
- 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.
Part 1: Research Overview
Research Vignette: A Program of Research in Transcultural Nursing
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
7. Introduction to Qualitative Research
8. Qualitative Approaches to Research
Part 3: Quantitative Research
Research Vignette: Tackling the Prevention of Falls Among Older Adults
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
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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- © Mosby Canada 2021
- 1st October 2021
- Mosby Canada
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Associate Director, Research, Faculty of Health - Nursing; Professor, School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lorraine Thirsk, RN, PhD Academic Coordinator
Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta
Sarah Stahlke, PhD
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Faculty, Faculty of Education and Professional Studies, Nippissing University, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, Director of PhD Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Nursing Systems and Technology, Houston, Texas
Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN
The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York
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