The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique, & Utilization

The Practice of Nursing Research: Conduct, Critique, & Utilization

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Nancy Burns;Susan Grove
  • Publish Date: 2004-11-26


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With its unique nursing perspective and framework that links nursing research to nursing practice, the 5th edition gives readers the tools they need to successfully evaluate, implement, and conduct research studies. Users will discover balanced and detailed coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research, as well as abundant, concrete examples from the best research literature available. And practicing nurses, students, and instructors appreciate this book for its clear, direct writing style that makes complex concepts easy to understand. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details.

  • Websites direct students to an extensive array of information for use in conducting studies
  • A clear, direct writing style that facilitates learning
  • Rich and frequent illustration of major points and concepts from the most current research literature
  • A nursing perspective and framework that links research to the whole of the nursing curriculum
  • Detailed coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
  • Exciting coverage of evidence-based practice―a topic of vital and growing importance in a health care arena focused on quality and cost-effectiveness of patient care
  • Full-color illustrations stimulate the learning experience
  • Online Author Index makes it easy to look up cited articles by key authors
  • Access the Evolve Learning System, which includes an innovative new Data Set where users can apply data analysis skills
  • Increased research examples demonstrate principles with concrete examples
  • Statistical analysis techniques for outcomes research teach readers to analyze health care outcomes
  • Updated information on online research demonstrates the realities of nursing research today
  • Enhanced coverage of qualitative research gives readers a balanced research perspective

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