Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice

Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice Author Denise F. Polit PhD FAAN
ISBN-10 1451176791
ISBN-13 9781451176797
Year 2013-02-09
Pages 512
Language English
Publisher LWW
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This eighth edition of Essentials of Nursing Research written by AJN award winningauthors along with its accompanying Study Guide for Essentials of Nursing Research student learning ancillaries and instructor teaching materialspresent a uniquelearning teaching package that is designed to teach students how to read and critique research reports and to appreciate the application of research findings to nursing practice New to this edition New text organization with separate sections on quantitative and qualitative research offer greater continuity of ideas to better meet the needs of students and faculty New online chapter supplements forevery chapter expand student s knowledge of research topics New chapter on mixed methods research which involves the blending of qualitative and quantitative data in a single inquiry responds to the surge of interest in this type ofresearch Increased emphasis on evidence based practice EBP especially in the areas of asking well worded questions for EBP andsearching for such evidence guides the reader from theory to application Enhanced assistance for instructorswithnumerous suggestions on how to make learning aboutand teachingresearch methods more rewarding New interactive critiquing activity available on thePoint website brings theCritical Thinking Exercisesfrom the textbook to an interactive tool The new format makes it easy for students to respond tothe series of targeted questions about the Research Examples Responses canbe printed or e mailed directly to instructors for homework or testing

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