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Introducing research in nursing /
Holly Skodol Wilson.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Redwood City, Calif. : Addison-Wesley Nursing, c1993.
description
xvi, 352 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
ISBN
0805394052
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Redwood City, Calif. : Addison-Wesley Nursing, c1993.
isbn
0805394052
catalogue key
3270451
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This book is appropriate as the primary text for nursing research courses in all undergraduate curricula, including those aimed at returning RNs. In Introducing Research in Nursing, award-winning author, Holly Skodol Wilson, clearly demonstrates why research consumership skills are important to providing quality nursing care. Students learn how to judge and interpret scientific findings and then apply this information to daily nursing practice. This edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest information on interpretive research methods and current information on how computers can be used for research-related projects. In addition, a new statistics and appendix provide students with the tools needed to interpret, evaluate, and make informed decisions about the growing body of statistical data. Annotated research examples, with guidelines for critique, demonstrate the practical application of material discussed in each chapter.
Table of Contents
What is Nursing Research?
How to Read Research
Discovering Researchable Problems and Study Question
The Literature Review
The Theoretical Background
Variables and Hypothesis
Research Designs
Sampling
Quantitative Data Collection: Measurement and Instruments
Quantitative Data Analysis
Qualitative Research Methods
Ethics and the Rights of Research Subjects
The Research Critique
Using Research in Nursing Practice
Proposal Writing Resources
Guidelines for Writing a Research Proposal
Sample Proposal Format
Human Subjects Review Resources
Sample Expedited Human Subjects Protocol
Information Sheet for Prospective Participants in a Research Study
Consent To Be a Research Subject
Selected Statistical Information
Glossary
Index
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