Nursing Research: Principles and Methods
The Sixth Edition of this classic text maintains its place as the "Gold Standard" of nursing research. Nationally and internationally known, respected and used, the text provides readers with the skills they need to design and implement a research investigation and critically evaluate published research reports. Now completely revised and updated to reflect the latest trends in quantitative and qualitative research, this essential guide offers a focused, "how-to" approach. New in this edition: expanded discussion of qualitative approaches; demonstration of qualitative and quantitative approaches working together; charts and tables offer description of qualitative approaches; stronger emphasis on the "hands-on, how-to" methodology; more in-depth examination of reasearch difference; research more powerful research utilization.
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The Scientific Approach
Limitations of the Scientific Method
Ethics and Scientific Research
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