Nursing Research

8th Edition

Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice

Authors:

  • Geri LoBiondo-Wood
  • Judith Haber
  • Key Features

    • Balanced coverage acquaints you with the processes behind research and evidence-based practice.
    • Distinct coverage of qualitative and quantitative research approaches are presented in separate parts of the book to avoid the confusion that often results when the two are interwoven.
    • Complete, high-quality research examples, including three sample critiques, demonstrate how to apply the principles outlined in the text to published quantitative and qualitative research studies.
    • Research Vignettes help bridge the gaps among clinical research, academia, and clinical practice.
    • All-star cast of contributors represents a widely respected team of experts in nursing research and evidence-based practice.
    • Each chapter contains a variety of popular learning aids, including Key Terms, Learning Outcomes, Helpful Hints, Evidence-Based Practice Tips, Appraising the Evidence, Critiquing Criteria, Critique of a Research Study, Critical Thinking Decision Paths, Critical Thinking Challenges, and Key Points.
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    Table of Contents

    PART I. OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

    Research Vignette: Improving Supportive Care for Cancer Patients and Their Families

    1. Integrating Research, Evidence-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement Processes
    2. Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions
    3. Gathering and Appraising the Literature
    4. Theoretical Frameworks for Research New!
    5. PART II. PROCESSES AND EVIDENCE RELATED TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

      Research Vignette: Program of Research on Substance Use Disorders

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

      Research Vignette: From Pressure Ulcer Prediction to Preventive Interventions

    10. Introduction to Quantitative Research
    11. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs
    12. Nonexperimental Designs
    13. Systematic Reviews and Clinical Practice Guidelines New!
    14. Sampling
    15. Legal and Ethical Issues
    16. Data Collection Methods
    17. Reliability and Validity
    18. Data Analysis: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
    19. Understanding Research Findings
    20. Appraising Quantitative Research
    21. PART IV. APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

      Research Vignette: Incorporating Information and Communication Technology Tools for HIV into Practice

    22. Strategies

    Details

    No. of pages:
    616
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2014
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323100861
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323100922