Unit One. Introduction to Nursing Research 1. Discovering the World of Nursing Research 2. Evolution of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing 3. Introduction to Quantitative Research 4. Introduction to Qualitative Research Unit Two. The Research Process 5. Research Problem and Purpose 6. Review of Relevant Literature 7. Frameworks 8. Objectives, Questions, Hypotheses, and Study Variables 9. Ethics in Research 10. Understanding Quantitative Research Design 11. Selecting a Quantitative Research Design 12. Qualitative Research Methodology 13. Outcomes Research 14. Intervention-Based Research 15. Sampling 16. Measurement Concepts 17. Measurement Methods Used in Developing Evidence for Practice Unit Three. Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care 18. Critical Appraisal of Nursing Studies 19. Evidence Synthesis and Strategies for 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 Glossary
With frequent examples from the best of the research literature, this authoritative textprovides you with a comprehensive foundation for appraisal, synthesis, and generation of evidence for clinical practice. This new edition features an enhanced focus on research as the foundation for evidence-based practice, along with improved readability and more background coverage of qualitative research. This textbook prepares you to understand and apply research, and to go on to conduct original research.