Study Guide for Nursing Research - 7th Edition

Study Guide for Nursing Research

7th Edition

Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice

Authors: Geri LoBiondo-Wood Judith Haber Carey Berry Jennifer Yost
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

ANSWER KEY


Description

This essential study guide is completely updated to reflect the evidence-based focus and fresh content of the 7th edition of Nursing Research. It provides chapter-by-chapter review and a variety of innovative learning activities to help you strengthen your critical appraisal and research application skills.

Key Features

  • Introduction and Learning Outcomes help you focus on key content.
  • Content Mastery Activities such as fill-in-the-blank, matching, and multiple-choice questions, word scramble exercises, crossword puzzles, and critical thinking activities help you apply essential concepts.
  • Critique Activities refer to research studies from the textbook and challenge you to critique various aspects of the research.
  • Web-Based Activities direct you to online sources of information to practice appraising research found on the Internet.
  • Evidence-Based Practice Activities at the end of each chapter reinforce the importance of using research evidence in clinical practice.
  • An Answer Key at the back of the study guide allows you to check your answers for immediate performance feedback.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323091688

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

Carey Berry Author

Jennifer Yost Author