Anatomy of Research for Nurses


Anatomy of Research for Nurses



By Christine Hedges and Barbara Williams.

Includes a chapter by College at Brockport faculty member Elizabeth Heavey: Analyzing your results.

Covers everything from formulating a hypothesis to the legal and ethical issues involved in performing and funding a research study. Providing a user-friendly approach to research, authors Christine Hedges and Barbara Williams brings together a team who bridges the gaps between academic learning and research in a clinical setting using learning elements such as question and answer sections, sample protocols and frameworks, data collection and measurement examples, and so much more.



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Indianapolis : Sigma Theta Tau International, 2014.

xxviii, 324 pages ; 24 cm.






Located in Drake Library at: RT81.5 .H43 2014

CONTENTS: The support structures of research. Infrastructure for nursing research in clinical settings / Teri Wurmser -- EBP, QI, research : strange bedfellows or kindred spirits? / Ellen Fineout-Overholt -- Reading and conducting research "head to toe." Getting started : finding ideas for research / Marianne Chulay -- From idea to research question to hypothesis / Jane Bliss-Holtz -- Forming research teams / Kathleen Russell-Babin -- Conducting a literature search and review / Catherine M. Boss and Barbara Williams -- Planning your study : quantitative research designs / Christine Hedges -- Methods : choosing your sample for quantitative studies / Pamela Wilson and Karen Stonecypher -- Data collection and measurement / Christine Hedges -- Data entry basics / Noreen B. Brennan -- Analyzing your findings / Elizabeth Heavey -- Qualitative research / Barbara Williams -- Dissemination : the last frontier / Margo A. Halm -- Important considerations in research. Legal and ethical considerations in research and publication / Shaké Ketefian and Richard W. Redman -- Research with special populations / Marie Boltz and James E. Galvin -- Funding your study / Claudia DeSabatino Smith -- Research, the internet, and social media : powerful resource or perilous endeavor? / Jane Bliss-Holtz.