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Nursing research : methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice

Author: Geri LoBiondo-Wood; Judith Haber
Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th editionView all editions and formats
Now in full color, this easy-to-understand textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to nursing research concepts and methods. Evidence-based practice is emphasized throughout, with clear guidelines for evaluating research and applying scientific evidence to practice.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geri LoBiondo-Wood; Judith Haber
ISBN: 9780323100861 0323100864
OCLC Number: 848393345
Description: xvii, 598 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Overview of research and evidence-based practice : Research vignette: Improving supportive care for cancer patients and their families / Ann M. Berger --
Integrating research, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement processes / Geri LoBiondo-Wood, Judith Haber --
Research questions, hypotheses, and clinical questions / Judith Haber --
Gathering and appraising the literature / Stephanie Fulton, Barbara Krainovich-Miller --
Theoretical frameworks for research / Melanie McEwen ; II. Processes and evidence related to qualitative research : Research vignette: Program of research on substance use disorders / Marianne T. Marcus --
Introduction to qualitative research / Mark Toles, Julie Barroso --
Qualitative approaches to research / Mark Toles, Julie Barroso --
Appraising qualitative research / Helen J. Streubert ; III. Processes and evidence related to quantitative research : Research vignette: From pressure ulcer prediction to preventive interventions / Nancy Bergstrom --
Introduction to quantitative research / Geri LoBiondo-Wood --
Experimental and quasi-experimental designs / Susan Sullivan-Bolyai, Carol Bova --
Nonexperimental designs / Geri LoBiondo-Wood, Judith Haber --
Systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines / Geri LoBiondo-Wood --
Sampling / Judith Haber --
Legal and ethical issues / Judith Haber, Geri Lobiondo-Wood --
Data collection methods / Susan Sullivan-Bolyai, Carol Bova --
Reliability and validity / Geri LoBiondo-Wood, Judith Haber --
Data analysis: descriptive and inferential statistics / Susan Sullivan-Bolyai, Carol Bova --
Understanding research findings / Geri Lobiondo-Wood --
Appraising quantitative research / Nancy E. Kline ; IV. Application of research: evidence-based practice : Research vignette: Incorporating information and communication technology tools for HIV into practice / Ann Kurth --
Strategies and tools for developing an evidence-based practice / Carl A. Kirton --
Developing an evidence-based practice / Marita Titler --
Quality improvement / Maja Djukic, Mattia J. Gilmartin. Appendices : A randomized, clinical trial of education or motivational-interviewing-based coaching compared to usual care to improve cancer pain management --
The influence of maternal-fetal attachment and health practices on neonatal outcomes in low-income, urban women --
The experiences of nurse practitioners providing health care to the homeless --
Couple functioning and post-traumatic stress symptoms in US army couples: the role of resilience --
Follow-up for improving psychological well being for women after a miscarriage (review).
Other Titles: Nursing research (LoBiondo-Wood)
Responsibility: Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Coordinator, PhD in Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Houston, Texas, Judith Haber, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, the Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, New York University, College of Nursing, New York, New York.


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