Nursing Research - 7th Edition

Nursing Research

7th Edition

Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice

Authors: Geri LoBiondo-Wood Judith Haber
Imprint: Mosby

Table of Contents

PART I. OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

  1. Integrating the Processes of Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  2. Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions
  3. Gathering and Appraising the Literature
  4. PART II. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

  5. Introduction to Qualitative Research
  6. Qualitative Approaches to Research
  7. Appraising Qualitative Research
  8. PART III. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

  9. Introduction to Quantitative Research
  10. Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs
  11. Nonexperimental Designs
  12. Sampling
  13. Legal and Ethical Issues
  14. Data Collection Methods
  15. Reliability and Validity
  16. Data Analysis: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
  17. Understanding Research Findings
  18. Appraising Quantitative Research
  19. PART IV. APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

  20. Developing an Evidence-Based Practice
  21. Tools for Applying Evidence to Practice

APPENDICES


Description

Now in full color, this easy-to-understand textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to nursing research concepts and methods. Evidence-based practice is emphasized throughout, with clear guidelines for evaluating research and applying scientific evidence to practice. Coverage includes qualitative and quantitative research, appraising and critiquing research, critical thinking, and clinical decision-making using research information.

Key Features

  • Separate coverage of quantitative and qualitative research makes each type of research easier to understand.
  • Research Vignettes present real-world applications of nursing research to help bridge the gaps among clinical research, academia, and clinical practice.
  • Sample critiques of research articles correspond to the principles presented throughout the book and demonstrate how to apply key concepts and techniques when evaluating actual nursing research articles.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323136891
eBook ISBN:
9780323071901

About the Authors

Geri LoBiondo-Wood Author

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 Author

Affiliations and Expertise

The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York