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Uniform Title Nursing research (LoBiondo-Wood)
Title Nursing research : methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice / [edited by] Geri LoBiondo-Wood, Judith Haber.
Published St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2014]
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 Floor4  RT81.5 .N8665 2014    IN LIBRARY
Edition 8th edition.
Description xvii, 598 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Integrating research, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement processes -- Research questions, hypotheses, and clinical questions -- Gathering and appraising the literature -- Theoretical frameworks for research -- Introduction to qualitative research -- Qualitative approaches to research -- Appraising qualitative research -- Introduction to quantitative research -- Experimental and quasi-experimental designs -- Nonexperimental designs -- Systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines -- Sampling -- Legal and ethical issues -- Data collection methods -- Reliability and validity -- Data analysis: descriptive and inferential statistics -- Understanding research findings -- Appraising quantitative research -- Strategies and tools for developing an evidence-based practice -- Developing an evidence-based practice -- Quality improvement -- Appendix A: A randomized, clinical trial of education or motivational-interviewing-based coaching compared to usual care to improve cancer pain management -- Appendix B: The influence of maternal-fetal attachment and health practices on neonatal outcomes in low-income, urban women -- Appendix C: The experiences of nurse practitioners providing health care to the homeless -- Appendix D: Couple functioning and post-traumatic stress symptoms in US army couples: the role of resilience -- Appendix E: Follow-up for improving psychological well being for women after a miscarriage (review).
Summary 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.
Subject Nursing -- Research.
Related Names LoBiondo-Wood, Geri, editor of compilation.
Haber, Judith, editor of compilation.
ISBN 0323100864 alkaline paper
9780323100861 alkaline paper
OCLC number 848393345