INTRODUCTION TO NURSING RESEARCH Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice This title has been archived.

Author: Carol Boswell, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, Sharon Cannon, EdD, RN, ANEF
Affiliation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN 10: 0763776157
ISBN 13: 9780763776152
Edition: 2nd

Description:

Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence Based Practice, Second Edition teaches students how to incorporate research into their daily practice, while incorporating all the newest trends and issues, with a focus on evidence based practice. The Second Edition has been updated to include sections on theoretical frameworks, translational research, sampling for longitudinal studies, and a larger focus on Institute of Medicine (IOM) competencies.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors

Connection Between Research and Evidence-Based Practice

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Providing a Line of Reasoning for EBP and Evidence-Based Research
  • Assessing the Need for Research in the Practice Arena
  • Obstacles to Using Research
  • Responsibility for Using Research
  • The Importance of Generating Evidence
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Overview of Research

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Historical Perspective
  • Purpose of Nursing Research
  • Theory, Research, and Practice
  • Sources for Nursing Research
  • Summary Points
  • Case Scenario
  • Case Scenario Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Ethics and Nursing Research

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Ethical Theories
  • Historical Overview
  • Codifying Research Ethics
  • Environment for Ethical Research
  • Evidence-Based Practice and Ethical Implications
  • Developing a Researchable Topic
  • Developing Researchable Questions
  • Participant Recruitment and Informed Consent
  • Data Collection and Data Analysis
  • Publication
  • Issues in Quantitative and Qualitative Research
  • External Pressures
  • Emerging Issues
  • Conclusion
  • Summary Points
  • Critical Discussion: Ethical Issues in Nursing Research
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Problem Statement, Research Question, Hypothesis

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Identifying Researchable Problems
  • Determining Significance of the Problem
  • Examining Feasibility of the Problem
  • Addressing Nursing Research Priorities
  • Problem Statement
  • Research Question
  • Hypotheses
  • Defining Variables for the Study
  • Evidence-Based Practice Considerations
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Literature Review: Searching and Writing the Evidence

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Definition and Purpose of the Literature Review
  • The Literature Review and the Research Process
  • Differentiating a Research Article from a Non-Research Article
  • Conducting a Literature Review Search
  • The Importance of Library Specialists in Conducting a Literature Review
  • The Research Idea
  • The Research Question
  • Definition of Database
  • Databases Useful in Nursing
  • Basics of Searching
  • Other Key Information
  • Evaluating the Literature
  • Writing the Literature Review
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Sampling

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Why Sample?
  • Who to Sample?
  • How to Sample?
  • How Many to Sample?
  • Specific Evidence-Based Practice Considerations
  • Final Comments on Sampling
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Quantitative Research Design

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Characteristics of Quantitative Research Design
  • Descriptive Design
  • Experimental Design
  • Nonexperimental Design
  • Time-Dimensional Design
  • Quasi-Experimental Design
  • Control
  • Research Design and Quality Improvement Projects
  • Evidence-Based Considerations
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Qualitative Research Methods

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • A Comparison of Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
  • Mixed Method Studies
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
  • Contributions of Qualitative Research Methods to Nursing and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Conclusion
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Data Collection

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Overview of Data Collection Methods and Sources
  • Accessible Data Versus Novel Data
  • Key Categories of Data for Nursing Studies
  • Significant Facets of Data Collection Schemes
  • Test Methods
  • Questionnaire Methods
  • Interview Methods
  • Focus Group Methods
  • Observation Methods
  • Secondary (Existing) Data Methods
  • Biophysiological Methods
  • Achievement of the Data Collection Strategy
  • Evidence-Based Practice Considerations
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Mixed Method Research

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Components of Mixed Method Procedures
  • Types of Mixed Method Strategies
  • Data Collection Procedures
  • Data Analysis and Validation Procedures
  • Evidence-Based Practice Considerations and Mixed Method Research
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Reliability, Validity, and Trustworthiness

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Reliability as a Concept
  • Forms of Reliability
  • Validity
  • Conclusion
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • Reference

Data Analysis

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Conclusion
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings

The Research Critique Process

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Rationale for Doing a Research Critique
  • Elements of a Research Critique
  • Process for Conducting a Research Critique
  • Critically Assessing Knowledge for Clinical Decision Making
  • Employing EBP Guidelines: Instruments for Holistic Practice
  • Summary Points
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

Application of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice with Research

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • Process for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Conclusion
  • Summary Points
  • Case Scenario
  • Suggested Readings
  • References

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