Nursing Research Online for Understanding Nursing Research (User's Guide and Access Code)

5th Edition

Building an Evidence-Based Practice


Key Features

  • Ready-to-use lessons feature a rich variety of engaging examples — from the nursing literature, nursing practice, and everyday life — to help you easily grasp key concepts.
  • Integrated Learning Activities challenge you to apply your knowledge of nursing research.
  • Discussion Forum Activities encourage critical thinking and enable you to share ideas and interact with other students and the instructor.
  • Read & Discover Assignments direct you to read specific portions of the textbook before completing corresponding online learning modules, helping you relate textbook content to online activities.

Table of Contents

  1. Nursing Research
  2. Literature Review
  3. Research Theory and Frameworks
  4. Qualitative Research
  5. Quantitative Research
  6. Research Samples
  7. Legal/Ethical Issues
  8. Data Collection and Measurement
  9. Understanding Statistics
  10. Findings — Appraise, Critique, Understand
  11. Evidence-Based Practice
  12. Research Project
  13. Evidence-Based Practice Project


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About the authors

Nancy Burns

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas; Faith Community Nurse, St. Matthew Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Burleson, Texas

Susan Grove

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, College of Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas; Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Practice, Grand Prairie, Texas

Suzanne Sutherland

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita and Part-Time Faculty Member, California State University, Sacramento, CA, USA