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Burns and Grove's The Practice of Nursing Research. Edition: 9

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A previous AJN Book-of-the-Year Award winner, Burns & Grove's The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 9th Edition is the trusted resource for those wanting to master the research methods that are foundational to evidence-based practice. This highly respected textbook covers how to appraise and apply existing research evidence, as well as how to participate in research and quality improvement projects. This new 9th edition has been extensively updated to reflect today's focus on online research in the digital era and includes clear, step-by-step guidelines for all major quantitative and qualitative research approaches - including supporting examples from the latest high-quality literature. There's also new content on translational research, coverage of the most current research tools and techniques, and an increased use of illustrations, tables, and other visuals to help engage visually oriented readers of all levels.

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Unit One: Introduction to Nursing Research 1. Discovering the World of Nursing Research 2. Evolution of Research in Building Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 3. Introduction to Quantitative Research 4. Introduction to Qualitative Research

Unit Two: The Research Process 5. Research Problem and Purpose 6. Objectives, Questions, Variables, and Hypotheses 7. Review of Relevant Literature 8. Frameworks 9. Ethics in Research 10. Quantitative Methodology: Noninterventional Designs and Methods 11. Quantitative Methodology: Interventional Designs and Methods 12. Qualitative Research Methods 13. Outcomes Research 14. Mixed Methods Research 15. Sampling 16. Measurement Concepts 17. Measurement Methods Used in Developing Evidence-Based Practice

Unit Three: Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care 18. Critical Appraisal of Nursing Studies 19. Evidence Synthesis and Strategies for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice

Unit Four: Analyzing Data, Determining Outcomes, and Disseminating Research 20. Collecting and Managing Data 21. Introduction to Statistical Analysis 22. Using Statistics to Describe Variables 23. Using Statistics to Examine Relationships 24. Using Statistics to Predict 25 Using Statistics to Determine Differences 26. Interpreting Research Outcomes 27. Disseminating Research Findings

Unit Five: Proposing and Seeking Funding for Research 28. Writing Research Proposals 29. Seeking Funding for Research

Appendices Appendix A: Z Values Table Appendix B: Critical Values for Student's t Distribution Appendix C: Critical Values of r for Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient Appendix D: Critical Values of F for a = 0.05 and a = 0.01 Appendix E: Critical Values of the ?2 Distribution Appendix F: Statistical Power Tables (? = Effect Size)


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