Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9781455772537, 9780323293303

Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research

6th Edition

Building an Evidence-Based Practice

Authors: Susan Grove Jennifer Gray Nancy Burns
eBook ISBN: 9780323293303
eBook ISBN: 9781455772421
Paperback ISBN: 9781455772537
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st October 2014
Page Count: 216
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Description

Get a better understanding of the research process and learn how to appraise and apply your findings to the clinical setting with the Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research, 6th Edition. This new edition incorporates an expanded focus on evidence-based practice, Web-Based Activities and three published research studies referenced throughout the book. This study guide walks you through each chapter in the textbook to reinforce your understanding of important concepts.

Key Features

  • Hands-on practice with three published studies includes three full-text published studies that are referenced throughout the Study Guide. 
  • Time-tested and innovative exercises include brief Introductions, Key Terms exercises, Key Ideas exercises, Making Connections exercises, Exercises in Critical Appraisal, and Going Beyond exercises to promote in-depth learning for a variety of learning styles. 
  • Learning activities for each textbook chapter reinforce key concepts and guide you in application to evidence-based clinical practice.
  • Answer key allows you to check your understanding and learn from mistakes (formative assessment).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
2. Introduction to Quantitative Research
3. Introduction to Qualitative Research
4. Examining Ethics in Nursing Research
5. Research Problems, Purposes, and Hypotheses
6. Understanding and Critically Appraising the Literature Review
7. Understanding Theory and Research Frameworks
8. Clarifying Quantitative Research Designs
9. Examining Populations and Samples in Research
10. Clarifying Measurement and Data Collection in Quantitative Research
11. Understanding Statistics in Research
12. Critical Appraisal of Quantitative and Qualitative Research for Nursing Practice
13. Building an Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
14. Outcomes Research
Answer Key
Appendices: Published Studies

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323293303
eBook ISBN:
9781455772421
Paperback ISBN:
9781455772537

About the Author

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

Jennifer Gray

Affiliations and Expertise

George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professor, College of Nursing; Associate Dean and Chair, Department of MSN Administration, Education, and PhD Programs, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

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