Fundamentals of Nursing Research

Author: Brockopp,Marie T. Hastings-Tolsma

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763715670

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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This book is written to inspire enthusiasm among nursing students toward the research process. Concepts are presented in a unique worktext format, which makes it easier for students to understand and simplify the principles of research.
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Fundamentals of Nursing and Midwifery Research

A practical guide for evidence-based practice

Author: Lisa McKenna,Beverley Copnell

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1760870218

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Nurses and midwives have a professional responsibility to keep up-to-date with current research impacting on their clinical practice. They require the skills and knowledge to read and understand research reports, evaluate the quality of the research, synthesise different research studies, apply the most appropriate findings to their clinical practice and be able to evaluate its effectiveness. This book presents a unique approach to teaching the principles of health research using practical case studies with which students can identify and engage. The book covers core concepts and principles including: - what evidence is and why understanding research is vital - finding reliable sources of evidence - the nature of the research process - understanding quantitative and qualitative research - ethical considerations - using research to guide clinical practice. Throughout the book, activities, summaries and review questions help ground theory in real life scenarios, highlighting how evidence-based practice can be applied in every aspect of nursing care. 'The text is highly readable while achieving the aim of familiarising the reader with the language of, and process for, doing research. It is logically organised and ... guides reader learning using a variety of techniques that reinforce [the] information presented and challenge thinking.' Karen Francis, Professor of Nursing and Head of Nursing, University of Tasmania
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Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Patricia A. Potter,Anne Griffin Perry,Patricia Stockert,Amy Hall,Geralyn Ochs

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323396410

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Get the most from your fundamentals education with the Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition, this study guide helps reinforce your understanding of key nursing concepts through review questions, exercises, and learning activities. Also included are online skills checklists that walk you through all of the nursing procedures found in your fundamentals text. Comprehensive understanding sections help you master the content through detailed coverage of each chapter. Multiple-choice review questions evaluate your understanding of key chapter content. Critical thinking exercises help you develop a framework for learning fundamentals concepts. Preliminary readings refer back to related chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition. NEW! Additional critical thinking models visually clarify case study takeaways. UPDATED! Content mirrors new information in Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition.
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Fundamentals of Research Methodology for Health Care Professionals

Author: Hilla Brink,Christa Van der Walt,Gisela Van Rensburg

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702166808

Category: Medical

Page: 226

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An introduction to research methodology, this textbook contains conceptual and nontechnical descriptions of the methods used by researchers in medical experimentation. Each step of the research process is explained and illustrated with examples from practice. This revised second edition also has expanded sections on clinical research methods, action research, Web resources, and current scenarios.
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Nursing Research and Statistics

Author: Nursing Research Society of India

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 933252047X

Category:

Page: 409

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Nursing Research and Statistics provides a clear understanding of the principles and processes of nursing research, which is an essential subject for nursing students. This is a comprehensive text, written by eminent members of the Nursing Research Society of India (NRSI), that also looks into the methods of data collection, its analysis and presentation. Based on the Indian Nursing Council syllabus, this book is specially designed to meet the needs of B.Sc. students of nursing.
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Foundations of Nursing Research

Author: Rose Marie Nieswiadomy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 387

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My primary purpose for writing the fourth edition of this book continues to be promoting interest in research, particularly research conducted by nurses. I firmly believe that research is essential to the growth of the nursing profession. Nursing research improves patient care and demonstrates that nurses are key members of the health care team. Research results show that nurses are not only caring but efficient providers of health care. As a reader of this book, you are not expected to become proficient in critiquing research reports or to be able to conduct research independently. My goals for writing this book will have been achieved if you: are more enthusiastic about nursing research have gained knowledge about the research process possess beginning skills necessary to evaluate research findings are motivated to use research findings in your practice have the desire to conduct your own research studies in the future. For those of you who are just beginning your careers in nursing, the future of the profession depends on you. This book is intended primarily for individuals with little research experience, particularly undergraduate nursing students. However, many students in graduate programs have used this text to gain a better understanding of nursing research. They have commented that this text explains the research process clearly and succinctly. It is my hope that practicing nurses will also use this book as they evaluate study findings for use in practice and as they begin to conduct their own studies. FEATURES OF THE BOOK The informal writing style has been maintained in this fourth edition of the text. The book is even more learner-friendly than the previous three editions. In the past, readers have made many positive comments about the writing style. Students have said that they often feel as if they are talking with me, the author. Please interact with me as you read this text. You can nod in agreement, frown in disagreement, or shake your head in disbelief if you do not understand the material. Regardless of your responses, pleasereact!Get involved. This is the best way to learn about research. The exercises at the end of the chapters are meant to help you get excited about research. Because most of you will not be conducting research while you are learning about the research process, exercises in class will help to simulate what it would be like if you were actually carrying out the steps of a study. Material is presented in a very concrete manner. This book presents approximately 60 excerpts from recent studies published by nurses to illustrate various aspects of research. New terms are highlighted and defined the first time they are discussed. At the end of Chapters 3 through 15, a section is devoted to critiquing the specific step of the research process that each chapter addresses. Also, a set of critiquing questions is highlighted in a box for easy access. Each chapter concludes with a summary of the content presented in the chapter. Two distinctive features of the book are the Get Involved Activities and the Self-Tests at the end of each chapter. Readers tell me that they like to see how well they perform on the self-tests. Answers to all questions are provided at the back of the book. A new feature of the text is the inclusion ofResearch on the Web.This feature appears in each chapter, encouraging readers to go to the free Companion Website atwww.prenhall.com/nieswiadomyto access the interactive, chapter-specific modules. Each module consists of a variety of critical thinking and other exercises, links to other online resources regarding nursing research, and objectives. Instructors adopting this textbook have free access to the online Syllabus Manager™feature of the Companion Website,www.prenhall.com/nieswiadomy. It offers a whole host of features that facilitate the students' use of the Companion Website, and allows faculty to post syllabi, course information, and assignments online for their students. Finally, online course management companions forFoundations of Nursing Research, 4th Editionare available for schools using Blackboard, Course Compass, or WebCT course management systems. The online course management solutions feature interactive modules and an electronic test bank for teaching this course content through distance learning. For more information and a demonstration of Syllabus Manager™or Prentice Hall's online course companions, please contact your Prentice Hall Sales Representative. Tell yourself that learning about nursing research can be interesting, fun, and exciting. Have a happy journey! Rose Marie Nieswiadomy, PhD, RN
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Nursing Research: Reading, Using and Creating Evidence

Author: Academic Dean Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions Regis University Denver Colorado Janet Houser,Janet Houser

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284038718

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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Nursing Research: Reading, Using and Creating Evidence, Third Edition is an essential text for nursing research courses. This new edition features expanded coverage on the appraisal and use of evidence in the profession of Nursing. As in past editions the text will maintain its traditional focus on research while weaving in an emphasis on evidence-based practice. The text will keep its focus on "how to conduct" research rather than "how to apply" it. Nursing Research: Reading, Using and Creating Evidence, Third Edition will also focus on the dissemination of information and research best practices as conferences and other such resources become more available to students and professionals. The text is intended as an undergraduate resource for pre-licensure or for the RN-to-BSN students taking nursing research or evidence-based practice classes.
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Essentials of Nursing Research

Methods, Appraisal, and Utilization

Author: Denise Polit-O'Hara,Cheryl Tatano Beck

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781749725

Category: Medical

Page: 554

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Now in full color, the Sixth Edition of this highly acclaimed introductory research text continues to focus on how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research for use in nursing practice. This thoroughly updated edition has a greater focus on evidence-based practice, developing critiquing skills, and continued expansion of qualitative research. The text includes four full research reports, two of which have full written critiques. A new Instructor's Resource CD-ROM includes PowerPoint slides and actual complete critiques (done by the author) which help faculty guide students' learning of how to critique research articles. The Student's CD-ROM has review questions and activity sheets which help increase comprehension, strengthen recall, and develop critiquing skills.
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