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, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions

5. Finding and Appraising the Literature

6. Legal and Ethical Issues

Part 2: Qualitative Research

NEW! 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 C. Edwards)

9. Introduction to Quantitative Research

10. Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs

11. Non-experimental Designs

Part 4: Processes Related to Research

Research Vignette: Developing and Implementing a Framework for IPE in Health Sciences Education: Can Nursing Contribute? (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-Informed Practice

Research Vignette: Nursing Best Practice (Barbara Davies)

20. Developing an Evidence-Informed Practice

 

Details

No. of pages:
608
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Canada
Print ISBN:
9781926648545
Electronic ISBN:
9781927406397