Statistics for Nursing

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Aug 24, 2011 - Medical - 240 pages
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Professional nurses must be able to critique and understand the strengths and weakness of statistical design and analysis in order to develop evidence-based practices in a clinical setting. Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach teaches entry-level nursing students the selection, application, and evaluation of statistical analysis techniques in addition to how to evaluate and apply the results derived from this analysis. Written in a clear, straightforward manner, this comprehensive text includes chapter objectives, a clinical research focus, a research application box, chapter summaries, key terms for each chapter, review questions, application exercises, and much more.
 

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Contents

How to Figure Things Out
1
Will my Audience be Able to See What the Data is Saying?
13
What Does the Data Tell me?
29
Is Your Instrument Good Bad or Ugly?
47
Does the Sample Represent the Population?
63
What is my Research Idea?
75
So How Many Subjects do I Need?
87
Is There a Difference?
105
How do I Compare the Dependent Variable Means from More than Two Samples?
141
What about Looking for a Relationship Between Two Variables in the Same Sample?
157
Making the Public Announcement
171
References
185
Practice Article Doering et al Using What You Know
187
Practice Article Chang et al Using What You Know
209
Tables for Reference
227
Index
237

How Can I Find a Difference in the Two Sample Means if my Dependent Variable is at the Interval or Ratio Level?
121

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