Nursing Research in Canada, 4th Edition
Equip yourself with the tools to better understand and apply research to your everyday practice with Nursing Research in Canada: Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization, 4th Edition. Written by an all-star team of educators and research experts from the U.S. and Canada, this thoroughly updated text is the perfect resource to help ground you in the processes behind nursing research and evidence-informed practice. The fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and refocused to better match the needs of the nurse who will read and apply research rather than conduct research. This text also features new research examples that reflect the most current Canadian studies, fresh vignettes, easy-to-use navigation tools, enhanced readability, and well-balanced coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research methods. It’s a must-have resource for both undergraduate and graduate nursing students alike!
- Balanced but distinct coverage of both the qualitative and quantitative approaches to nursing research acquaints you with the processes behind research and evidence-informed practice.
- Complete, high-quality research examples, including three sample critiques, demonstrate how to apply the principles outlined in the text to published quantitative and qualitative research studies.
- Research Vignettes introduces you to real-world practitioners of nursing research and help bridge the gaps among clinical research, academia, and clinical practice.
- An updated design improves the legibility of content dense pedagogical features – particularly tables and boxes.
- Effective learning aids in every chapter include Key Terms, Learning Outcomes, ResearchHints, Evidence Informed Practice Tips, Appraising the Evidence, Critiquing Criteria, Critique of a Research Study, Critical Thinking Decision Paths, Critical Thinking Challenges, and Key Points.
- NEW! All-new research examples and Vignettes have been added throughout to demonstrate the most current high-quality published studies, and to exemplify the work on prominent nurse-researchers.
- NEW! Content on mixed-methods research along with secondary analysis has been added to the chapter on nonexperimental designs.
- NEW! Improved coverage of Qualitative methods balances out coverage and addresses this important aspects of research.
- NEW! Expanded coverage of systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines addresses these important aspects of research.
Part I: Research Overview Research Vignette: A Program of Research in Transcultural Nursing 1. The Role of Research in Nursing 2. Theoretical Framework 3. Critical Reading Strategies: Overview of the Research Process 4. Developing Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Clinical Questions 5. Finding and Appraising the Literature 6. Legal and Ethical Issues
Part II: Qualitative Research Research Vignette: Creating Qualitatively Derived Knowledge for a Practice Discipline 7. Introduction to Qualitative Research 8. Qualitative Approaches to Research
Part III: Quantitative Research Research Vignette: Tackling the Prevention of Falls Among Older Adults 9. Introduction to Quantitative Research 10. Experimental and Quasiexperimental Designs 11. Non-experimental Designs
Part IV: Processes Related to Research Research Vignette: Partnering with parents to reduce newborn pain - evidence and implementation 12. Sampling 13. Data Collection Methods 14. Rigour in Research 15. Qualitative Data Analysis 16. Quantitative Data Analysis 17. Presenting the Findings
Part V: Critiquing Research Research Vignette: A Program of Research 18. Critiquing Qualitative Research 19. Critiquing Quantitative Research
Part VI: Application of Research: Evidence-Informed Practice Research Vignette: From my Ph.D. to her Post-Doctoral studies: Building a Survivorship Cancer Care Program 20. Developing an Evidence-Informed Practice Research Vignette: Social Support Needs of Older Adults
Mina Singh, RN, RP, BSc, BScN MEd, PhD, I-FCNEI, Associate Director, Research, Faculty of Health - Nursing; Professor, School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Cherylyn Cameron, RN, PhD, Professor and Founding Dean, School of Community Studies and Creative Technologies, Bow Valley College, Calgary, Alberta, Geri LoBiondo-Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Director of PhD Nursing Program, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Nursing Systems and Technology, Houston, Texas and Judith Haber, PhD, RN, FAAN, The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, New York