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

5th Edition

Building an Evidence-Based Practice


  • Nancy Burns
  • Susan Grove
  • Timothy Bristol
  • Suzanne Sutherland
  • 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 editors

    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