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Understanding Nursing Research Nancy Burns, PhD, RN, FCN, FAAN

Understanding Nursing Research By Nancy Burns, PhD, RN, FCN, FAAN

Understanding Nursing Research by Nancy Burns, PhD, RN, FCN, FAAN

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Introducing readers to each step of the nursing research process, this text shows how to read, summarize, critique and use the findings in clinical practice. Examples from real research studies are also included.

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Understanding Nursing Research by Nancy Burns, PhD, RN, FCN, FAAN

The 2nd edition of this AJN Book of the Year introduces readers to each step in the nursing research process, and shows them how to read, summarize, critique, and use the findings in clinical practice. The authors, both published nurse researchers,employ a consistent style and a nursing-oriented approach that features highlights from published research studies and critique questions to make this subject easy to understand, and enjoyable to read about. Features: * Provides examples from real research studies (almost all new to this edition). * Offers increased coverage of the correlation between research and nursing practice, emphasis on qualitative research, and discussions of research outcomes. * Contains comprehensive critique guidelines for quantitative and qualitative research. * Details the steps of the research utilization process to help readers use research findings in practice. * Features decision trees (algorithms) of designs for descriptive, correlational, experimental, and quasi-experimental studies to help readers identify types of designs in published studies and determine their appropriateness. * Contains chapter objectives, highlighted critique questions, extensive reference lists at the end of each chapter, and a glossary of relevant terms.

Table of Contents

Discovering Nursing Research. Introduction to Quantitative Research. Research Problems, Purposes, And Hypotheses. Literature Review. Understanding Theory and Research Frameworks. Examining Ethics in Research. Research Designs. Populations and Samples. Measurement and Data Collection in Research. Understanding Statistics in Research. Introduction to Qualitative Research. Critiquing Nursing Studies. Using Research in Nursing Practice.

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Understanding Nursing Research by Nancy Burns, PhD, RN, FCN, FAAN
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