Awarded first place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Research category. Master the research methods used as a foundation for evidence-based practice! Burns and Grove’s The Practice of Nursing Research, 8th Edition provides a solid foundation in the appraisal, synthesis, and generation of research evidence for clinical nursing practice. Not only will you learn how to properly evaluate and use existing research evidence, but you’ll also learn how to participate in research and quality improvement projects. Updated to reflect today’s focus on online research and evidence-based practice, this edition includes clear, step-by-step guidelines to research procedures as well as many examples from current and classic literature. From an expert author team led by Jennifer Gray, this book helps you perform scholarly research for evidence-based practice.Emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you learn to generate research evidence and to appraise and synthesize existing research for application to clinical practice.Emphasis on qualitative research includes phenomenological research, grounded theory research, ethnographic research, exploratory-descriptive research, and historical research.Coverage of quantitative, qualitative, and other research methodologies gives you a solid foundation to conduct, appraise, and apply research evidence to the realities of today’s clinical practice.Rich examples from the nursing literature bring research principles to life.Information on collecting digital data guides you through the use of online research.Clear, comprehensive coverage is organized into five units: 1) Introduction to Nursing Research, 2) The Research Process, 3) Putting It All Together for Evidence-Based Health Care, 4) Analyzing Data, Determining Outcomes, and Disseminating Research, and 5) Proposing and Seeking Funding for Research.NEW Mixed Methods Research chapter and emphasis covers this increasingly popular approach to research.NEW! Expanded emphasis on qualitative research provides more balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods, addressing the qualitative research methodologies that are often the starting point of research projects, particularly in magnet hospitals and DNP programs.ENHANCED emphasis on evidence-based practice addresses this key graduate-level QSEN competency.UPDATED emphasis on the most currently used research methodologies focuses on the methods used in both quantitative research and qualitative research, as well as outcomes research and mixed methods research.NEW! Quick-reference summaries are located inside the book's covers, including a table of research methods on the inside front cover and a list of types of research syntheses (with definitions) inside the back cover.NEW student resources on the Evolve companion website include 400 interactive review questions along with a library of 10 Elsevier research articles.NEW! Colorful design highlights key information such as tables and research examples
As the bestselling nursing research text, Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice, 6th Edition offers unique insights into understanding, appraising, and applying published research to evidence-based practice. It is known for its authoritative content, time-tested systematic approach, and unique research example format newly redesigned for the sixth edition to better demonstrate how the steps of the research process relate to evidence-based nursing.
"This would be excellent for student nurses, nurses new to research or any nurse with an interest in research." Reviewed by: Helen Reeves, St Giles Walsall Hospice on behalf of Nursing Times, December 2015Authoritative content is written by two of the true pioneers in nursing research, who offer unique, first-hand insights into the field.Research examples provide practice in working with published studies, with many of the examples including Critical Appraisal and Implications for Practice sections.Clear, step-by-step organization introduces the research process and demonstrates how this systematic framework relates to evidence-based practice.Strong emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you develop skills in studying and appraising published research, so you are prepared for your role in working with research evidence.Critical Appraisal Guidelines boxes provide step-by-step guidance in appraising published research studies.Emphasis on critical appraisal versus critique reflects contemporary usage in nursing research and evidence-based practice.Balanced coverage of qualitative research prepares you to approach research questions and clinical questions with an unbiased view of the researcher's methodology.Presentation of two different appraisal processes covers both the traditional in-depth critical appraisal process that prepares you for graduate-level work in research, and the concise, practice-focused research appraisal process that equips you for quick and accurate evaluation of the applicability of research findings to clinical practice.
Get a better understanding of the research process and learn how to appraise and apply your findings to the clinical setting with the Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research, 6th Edition. This new edition incorporates an expanded focus on evidence-based practice, Web-Based Activities and three published research studies referenced throughout the book. This study guide walks you through each chapter in the textbook to reinforce your understanding of important concepts. Hands-on practice with three published studies includes three full-text published studies that are referenced throughout the Study Guide. Time-tested and innovative exercises include brief Introductions, Key Terms exercises, Key Ideas exercises, Making Connections exercises, Exercises in Critical Appraisal, and Going Beyond exercises to promote in-depth learning for a variety of learning styles. Learning activities for each textbook chapter reinforce key concepts and guide you in application to evidence-based clinical practice.Answer key allows you to check your understanding and learn from mistakes (formative assessment).NEW! Increased emphasis on evidence-based practice corresponding to the EBP emphasis in the text to help students who are new to nursing research understand the research process and apply it to evidence-based nursing practice.NEW! Increased high-value learning activities have been incorporated throughout the study guide.NEW! Web-Based Activities are now included in each chapter to reinforce using the Internet appropriately for scholarly research and evidence-based practice.NEW! Updated full-text articles ensure that the examples provided reflect the most current, high-quality studies that are meaningful today.NEW! Quick-reference printed tabs have been added to differentiate the answer key and each of the book's three published studies appendices (four tabs total) for improved navigation and usability.
Learn how to properly evaluate and use existing research data and how to conduct your own original research. This authoritative text gives provides a comprehensive foundation for appraisal, synthesis, and generation of research evidence for clinical nursing practice. This new edition also features enhanced coverage of the research methods most applicable to evidence-based practice (outcomes research, intervention research, and translational research), along with a significant increase in the coverage of qualitative research methodologies.Comprehensive coverage of nursing research organizes content into five units: Introduction to Nursing Research, Nursing Research Processes, Tools for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Strategies for Analyzing Research and Building an Evidence-Based Practice, and Writing Proposals and Obtaining Funding. Rich and frequent examples from the literature demonstrate the importance and immediacy of research in nursing practice and bring principles to life through the context of actual published studies. Strong coverage of quantitative and other clinically-applicable research methodologies gives you a solid grounding to conduct, appraise, and apply research evidence to the realities of clinical practice in today’s healthcare environment.NEW! Enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice equips you to generate research evidence and to appraise and synthesize existing research for application to clinical practice. Using the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program criteria as a point of focus, this book prepares you for today’s emphasis on evidence-based practice in the clinical setting. NEW! Expanded emphasis on qualitative research addresses phenomenological research, grounded theory research, ethnographic research, exploratory-descriptive research, and historical research to support the development of nursing. NEW! Updated coverage of digital data collection guides you through use of the internet for research and addresses the unique considerations surrounding digital data collection methods. NEW! Pageburst ebook study guide gives you the opportunity to fully master and apply the text content in a convenient electronic format with integrated interactive review questions.
Edition after edition, Burns & Grove’s Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice has been known as a leading textbook of nursing research for evidence-based practice (EBP). Now under the authorship of Drs. Grove and Gray, this streamlined and enhanced 7th edition gives you even sharper insights into understanding, appraising, and applying published research for evidence-based nursing practice. Known for its authoritative content, time-tested systematic approach, and unique research example format — the new edition of this bestselling textbook includes an enhanced EBP focus, new content on the emerging trend of mixed-methods research, and a spotlight on need-to-know information to equip you to apply the latest evidence to your clinical practice.Clear, step-by-step organization introduces the research process and demonstrates how this systematic framework relates to EBP.Research examples provide practice in working with published studies, with many of the examples including Critical Appraisal and Implications for Practice sections.Critical Appraisal Guidelines boxes provide step-by-step guidance in appraising published research studies.Balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative research prepares you to approach research questions and clinical questions with an unbiased view of the researcher's methodology.Authoritative content is written by pioneers and practitioners of nursing research, who offer unique, first-hand insights into the field.Strong emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you develop skills in studying and appraising published research, so you are prepared for your role in working with research evidence.NEW! Enhanced evidence-based practice focus equips you to apply the latest research findings to clinical practice. NEW! Streamlined research examples serve as concise and clinically relevant exemplars of key contents.NEW! Mixed-methods content focuses on need-to-know material on mixed-methods research, which is growing significantly in popularity. NEW! Improved legibility, usability, visual appeal, and readability meets the needs of visual learners with easy-to-understand content.
Designed to reinforce your understanding through hands-on work with high-quality published studies, the Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research, 7th Edition, provides both time-tested and innovative exercises for each chapter in the Grove & Gray textbook. This new edition includes an expanded focus on evidence-based practice, with each chapter featuring Terms and Definitions, Linking Ideas, Web-Based Activities, and Conducting Critical Appraisals to Build an Evidence-Based Practice. The Study Guide is built around three high-quality published research studies located in the appendices and referenced throughout the book. These full-text articles, selected for particular relevance to you, will help you better understand the research and evidence-based practice processes and help you learn to appraise and apply research findings to clinical settings.Time-tested and innovative exercises include brief Introductions, Key Terms exercises, Key Ideas exercises, Making Connections exercises, Exercises in Critical Appraisal, and Going Beyond exercises to promote in-depth learning for a variety of learning styles.Answer key allows you to check your understanding and learn from your mistakes (formative assessment).Quick-reference printed tabs have been added to differentiate the answer key and each of the book's three published studies appendices (four tabs total) for improved navigation and usability.Learning activities for each textbook chapter reinforce key concepts and guide you in application to evidence-based clinical practice.NEW! Increased emphasis on evidence-based practice corresponding to the EBP emphasis in the text to help you see the value of understanding the research process and apply it to evidence-based nursing practice.NEW! Hands-on practice with three current, high-quality published studies to help you better understand the research and evidence-based practice processes and help you learn to appraise and apply research findings to clinical settings.NEW! Enhanced key terms activities compensate for the deletion of the key terms lists from the textbook that are now addressed in Study Guide activities.NEW! New Appraisal Guidelines help you to critically appraise research articles.NEW! Updated full-text articles ensure that the examples provided reflect the most current, high-quality studies that are meaningful.
Texto esencial de investigación en enfermería, muy consolidado tras seis ediciones, con orientación práctica, dirigido especialmente a los estudiantes de enfermería y que presenta los conocimientos necesarios para que el estudiante aprenda a sintetizar, criticar e incorporar los últimos hallazgos de la investigación en la práctica clínica. Trata cada uno de los pasos que constituyen el proceso de investigación en enfermería: propósito de la investigación, elección del problema de estudio, objetivos e hipótesis, diseño de la investigación, revisión bibliográfica, investigación cuantitativa y cualitativa, medición y recogida de datos, análisis estadísticos y elaboración de resultados. Cada capítulo comienza con una presentación de los objetivos de aprendizaje y términos relevantes. Incluye cuadros con ejemplos de reproducciones de artículos publicados en revistas de investigación, así como un glosario de términos necesarios en investigación en enfermería. Como novedades de esta edición destaca: mayor énfasis en la práctica basada en la evidencia, mejora de la cobertura de la investigación cualitativa, inclusión de dos procesos de evaluación (el primero, en profundidad, prepara a los estudiantes para el trabajo a nivel de postgrado. El segundo, de evaluación concisa prepara a las enfermeras que comienzan a trabajar para la evaluación rápida y precisa de la aplicabilidad de los resultados de la investigación a la práctica clínica), un mayor hincapié en la investigación práctica y la mejora del diseño para facilitar la lectura y estudio. Los ejemplos de investigación se han rediseñado completamente con una clara jerarquía de subcategorías. Incluye acceso a Evolve con recursos online para:Estudiantes: Preguntas de repaso, ejercicios de autoevaluación (25 por capítulo), biblioteca de 10 artículos de investigación, puntos clave, etc.; y Docentes: Banco de preguntas presentaciones en power point, posibles respuestas a las preguntas de los estudiantes, colección de imágenes, etc.