Research in Nursing and Health Care: Evidence for Practice

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Cengage Learning Australia, 2006 - Nurses - 594 pages
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Contents

Introduction
2
Evidencebased practice
10
Using nursing and health models and theories in research
16
How to use a conceptual framework in a research project
23
Computers in nursing and health research
33
Using computers in research
34
Ways your computer can help you do research
42
Main points
48
Differences between interpretive and critical qualitative methodologies
325
Phenomenology
336
Ethnography
342
Summary
351
Qualitative critical methodologies
363
Action research
369
Critical ethnography
380
Case study
386

sources and strategies
54
Stating the problemquestionpurpose of the study
62
Case study
68
Ethics in nursing and health research
98
Protecting the rights of human participants
104
Ethical aspects of research in special cases
119
ethical considerations
125
Obtaining approval and support for your project
131
Funding
164
Quantitative research designs
172
Reliability in scientific research
181
Summary
194
Introduction
200
Quantitative methods of obtaining data
208
Summary
236
Quantitative data collection and management
244
The process of data collection
251
Pilot Study
261
References
267
Introduction to probability and hypothesis testing
280
Want to learn more about statistics?
298
Determining the clinical relevance
303
Summary
313
Introduction
319
Qualitative methods
393
Research contexts and participants
399
Methods that may be used in qualitative research
405
Summary
427
Multiple choice questions
430
Qualitative data collection and management
437
Strategies for collecting the data
443
Summary
450
Introduction
456
Other methods of text analysis
468
Examples of completed qualitative analyses
475
Review topics
482
Qualitative research findings as relative interpretations
490
Summary
502
Disseminating the findings
509
Presenting a report at professional meetings
546
Summary
553
Using research in practice and education
559
Problems with clinical guidelines
565
Summary
572
Glossary
578
Answers to multiple choice questions
586
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