Nursing Research

Author: Geri LoBiondo-Wood
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323012874
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive critical appraisal tool examines the roles of research in nursing, the processes of qualitative and quantitative research, the application and analysis of nursing research, and evidence-based practice. Interactive learning aids throughout the book, such as research articles, critical thinking challenges, and critiquing criteria, help readers master important material and learn to apply the principles of research to nursing practice.

Nursing and Midwifery Research

Author: Dean Whitehead
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729581373
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The new edition upholds the premise that knowledge about research process and design is mandatory in today's health care arena, and that all nurses and midwives need to understand research findings and their implication for changing practice. It is completely revised with many new chapters. The text has been restructured into three sections. Section 1 Research Awareness sets the scene for the importance of nursing and midwifery research and provides an overview of research theory and practice as processes. Chapters on searching for and reviewing the literature provide detailed advice for undergraduates and facilitate access to research articles online. One of the new chapters discusses ethical issues in Australia and New Zealand. Section 2 Appreciation and Application provides a detailed discussion of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research approaches with many useful examples from the clinical area. Section 3 Conducting primary research is new and is designed to accommodate both undergraduate and postgraduate students in their research effort. Writing research proposals may be a requirement for undergraduates in their research program and postgraduates will find the information useful for undertaking a higher degree or applying for university or external funding. This final Section is also useful as a guide on disseminating and publishing conducted research findings. Combined Australian and New Zealand editorship ensures greater trans-Tasman coverage, awareness and relevance. Contributions from international luminaries are balanced by a heightened focus on research conducted within Australia and New Zealand. New edition conscientiously recognises midwifery research as related to but independent from nursing. The research process-driven approach is directed towards ‘consumers' of research, and the comprehensive coverage extends from undergraduate through to a postgraduate level of knowledge. Expanded pedagogy includes Key Terms and Learning Outcomes at the beginning of each chapter; Icons throughout that direct readers to web-based material; Evidence-based Tips, Research in Brief boxes and Points to Ponder for constant reinforcement that links evidence to practice. Integrated Tutorial Triggers with suggested answers provided and Multiple Choice Questions enable students to assess their understanding of key points. Evolve Website provides True/False questions and access to journal articles cited in the text, with additional reflective questions. Australian adaptation of Nursing Research: Lobiondo-Wood & Haber

Nursing Research

Author: Geri LoBiondo-Wood
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323100864
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Nursing Research E Book

Author: Geri LoBiondo-Wood
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323447651
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Learn to better understand and apply research to everyday practice with Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice, 9th Edition. Written by an all-star team of educators and research experts, this four-time recipient of the American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year award is the perfect resource to help ground you in the processes behind nursing research and evidence-based practice. This new ninth edition has been thoroughly updated and refocused to better match the needs of the nurse who will read and apply research rather than conduct research. This new edition also features: new research examples and vignettes; easy-to-use navigation tools; enhanced readability; expanded information on interprofessional collaboration and evidence-based practice; and well-balanced coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research methods. It’s a must-have resource for both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs alike! Balanced but distinct coverage of both the qualitative and quantitative approaches to nursing research acquaints you with the processes behind research and evidence-based practice. 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 introduces you to real-world practitioners of nursing research and helps bridge the gaps among clinical research, academia, and clinical practice. All-star group of contributors represents a widely respected team of experts in nursing research and evidence-based practice. Effective learning aids in every chapter include 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. NEW! Revised, refocused, and streamlined content throughout to better address the needs of consumers of research for evidence-based clinical practice. NEW! All-new research examples and Research Vignettes have been added throughout to demonstrate the most current high-quality published studies, and to exemplify the work on prominent nurse-researchers. NEW! Content on mixed-methods research along with secondary analysis has been added to the chapter on nonexperimental designs. NEW! Expanded coverage of systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines addresses these important aspects of research. UNIQUE! Integration of interprofessional education concepts and activities addresses the growing interest in interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative practice. NEW! Enhanced readability and navigation tools makes it easier for you to locate, understand, and retain information in the text. NEW! Revamped coverage of theory content and strategies for developing an evidence-based practice feature consolidated chapters that are more visual and less text-heavy.

Nursing Research in Canada

Author: Geri LoBiondo-Wood
Publisher: Mosby Canada
ISBN: 9781926648545
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The third edition of Nursing Research in Canada provides a comprehensive introduction to research concepts and methods. Easy to understand and set entirely within a Canadian context, this new edition examines the various roles of research in nursing, application and analysis, and coverage of evidence-informed practice. The companion study guide allows students to further practice and hone the critiquing skills discussed in the textbook. Improved balance of coverage of qualitative and quantitative research Introduction of Practical Applicatoin boxes throughout Discussion of the use of new technologies in nursing research Enhanced practical examples of conducting, using and applying research findings

Nursing Research

Author: Doug Elliott
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780729536653
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The second edition of this highly popular text provides students of nursing research with a fully comprehensive introduction to nursing research process and methods, and evidence-based nursing, and provides the tools needed to become a consumer of nursing research. Nursing Research Methods, Critical Appraisal and Utilisation, 2nd edition, examines the role of research in nursing practice, and introduces students to the process and methods used to conduct nursing research and how to use nursing research in clinical practice.

Nursing Research

Author: Kathleen Rose-Grippa
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815128106
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This Study Guide follows the organization of the textbook, NURSING RESEARCH: METHODS, CRITICAL APPRAISAL, AND UTILIZATION, with each chapter corresponding with a chapter in the text. Each chapter consists of an introduction, learning objectives, and a posttest. The learning activities vary depending on the chapter content, but include short-answer and essay questions and use a variety of questioning formats. The new edition of this successful study guide has been updated to incorporate the newest material in the text, such as how to conduct an on-line data base search and evaluate research presented on the Internet. The answers to the learning activities are printed in the Study Guide's appendix to provide students with immediate feedback. The answers to the posttest are printed in the Instructor's Resource Manual accompanying the text so that instructors have the flexibility to use these questions as they choose. Unique to this study guide is a free Computerized Learning Resource in CD-ROM, which allows students to critique a research article, participate in a research project as a researcher, and learn to evaluate research found on the World Wide Web. * A free Computerized Learning Resource (CD-ROM) focuses on research critique and utilization, while providing students with additional opportunities to apply concepts to practice and improve computer skills. * Chapters are keyed to text chapters to facilitate use. * Focus on utilization of research helps students apply research findings to clinical practice. * Learning Objectives and Introductions at the beginning of each chapter help students focus on important content. * Examples reprinted from recently published research reports give students practice in reading and evaluating published research. * Learning activities in each chapter help maintain student interest in the topic. * Answers to the learning activities are found in the study guide appendix to facilitate self study and to provide students with immediate feedback.

Nursing Research Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence Based Practice

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467202304
Format: PDF, Docs
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Nursing Research, Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Practice of Nursing Research E Book

Author: Jennifer R. Gray
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032329331X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn how to properly evaluate and use existing research data and how to conduct your own original research. This authoritative text gives provides a comprehensive foundation for appraisal, synthesis, and generation of research evidence for clinical nursing practice. This new edition also features enhanced coverage of the research methods most applicable to evidence-based practice (outcomes research, intervention research, and translational research), along with a significant increase in the coverage of qualitative research methodologies. Comprehensive coverage of nursing research organizes content into five units: Introduction to Nursing Research, Nursing Research Processes, Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Strategies for Analyzing Research and Building an Evidence-Based Practice, and Writing Proposals and Obtaining Funding. Rich and frequent examples from the literature demonstrate the importance and immediacy of research in nursing practice and bring principles to life through the context of actual published studies. Strong coverage of quantitative and other clinically-applicable research methodologies gives you a solid grounding to conduct, appraise, and apply research evidence to the realities of clinical practice in today’s healthcare environment. NEW! Enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice equips you to generate research evidence and to appraise and synthesize existing research for application to clinical practice. Using the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program criteria as a point of focus, this book prepares you for today’s emphasis on evidence-based practice in the clinical setting. NEW! Expanded emphasis on qualitative research addresses phenomenological research, grounded theory research, ethnographic research, exploratory-descriptive research, and historical research to support the development of nursing. NEW! Updated coverage of digital data collection guides you through use of the internet for research and addresses the unique considerations surrounding digital data collection methods. NEW! Pageburst ebook study guide gives you the opportunity to fully master and apply the text content in a convenient electronic format with integrated interactive review questions.

Understanding Nursing Research

Author: Susan K. Grove
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455770604
Format: PDF
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With improved clarity and readability, the new edition strengthens its focus on evidence-based practice to better demonstrate how the steps of the research process relate to evidence-based nursing.