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Author Polit, Denise F., author

Title Resource manual for nursing research : generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice / Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck
Edition Ninth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012
Philadelphia, Pa. : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012


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Description vii, 471 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-Rom (12 cm)
4 3/4 in
Contents Part 1: Foundations of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice -- 1. Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment -- 2. Translating Research Evidence into Nursing Practice: Evidence-Based Nursing -- 3. Generating Evidence: Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research -- Part 2: Conceptualizing a Study to Generate Evidence for Nursing -- 4. Conceptualizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses -- 5. Finding and Critiquing Evidence: Research Literature Reviews -- 6. Developing a Theoretical or Conceptual Context -- 7. Generating Research Evidence Ethically -- Part 3: Designing a Study to Generate Evidence for Nursing -- 8. Planning a Nursing Study -- 9. Developing an Approach for a Qualitative Study -- 10. Designing Quantitative Studies -- 11. Enhancing Rigor in Quantitative Research -- 12. Undertaking Research for Specific Purposes -- 13. Developing a Sampling Plan --
Part 4: Collecting Research Data -- 14. Designing and Implementing a Data Collection Plan -- 15. Collecting Unstructured Data -- 16. Collecting Structured Data -- 17. Assessing Measurement Quality in Quantitative Studies -- 18. Developing and Testing Self-Report Scales -- Part 5: Analyzing and Interpreting Research Data -- 19. Analyzing Qualitative Data -- 20. Enhancing Quality and Integrity in Qualitative Research -- 21. Describing Data Through Statistics -- 22. Using Inferential Statistics to Test Hypotheses -- 23. Using Multivariate Statistics to Analyze Complex Relationships -- 24. Designing a Qualitative Analysis Strategy: From Data Collection to Interpretation -- Part 6: Building an Evidence Base for Nursing Practice -- 25. Integrating Research Evidence: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis -- 26. Disseminating Evidence: Reporting Research Findings -- 27. Writing Proposals to Generate Evidence
Summary Updated and revised edition that emphasises the link between research and evidence-based practice, this Ninth Edition of a classic textbook presents state-of-the-art methods for conducting high-quality studies. The ancillary Resource Manual includes application exercises, models of comprehensive research critiques, a full NINR grant application, and a Toolkit on a CD-ROM, containing exemplary research tools such as consent forms, a demographic questionnaire, and statistical table templates-all in easily-adapted Word documents
Notes Accompanying CD-ROM is a Toolkit, consisting of Word files for templates, forms, protocols, etc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Nursing -- Research -- Methodology.
Nursing -- Research -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Nursing -- Research.
Nursing Research -- methods.
Author Beck, Cheryl Tatano, author
LC no. 2012392257
ISBN 9781605477824 (paperback)
Other Titles Student resource toolkit for the resource manual for nursing research : generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice
OTHER TI Nursing research : generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice. 9th ed. 2012
Other Titles Nursing research : generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice