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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
NURSING AND THE ROLE OF RESEARCH
THE SCIENTIFIC APPROACH
OVERVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROCESS
26 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
accidental sample analysis ANOVA approach assess assigned attitudes attribute behavior cards chapter characteristics coding collection concepts concerning control group correlation coefficient dependent described descriptive statistics discussed distribution effects error evaluation ex post facto example experience experimental factor analysis factors findings function hospital hypotheses important independent variable individuals inferential statistics instrument interest internal validity interpretation interview investigator keypunching knowledge level of measurement Likert scale literature mean measure methodology methods nonprobability sampling null hypothesis Nursing Outlook Nursing Research nursing students observations obtained patients person phenomena physiological population possible prediction procedures psychological questionnaire questions random records referred regression relationship reliability research problem research project researcher's responses role sample scale schedule scientific scores selection situation social specific statement statistical subjects Table techniques theoretical theory topic treatment validity values