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Author Norwood, Susan Leslie.
Title Research strategies for advanced practice nurses / Susan L. Norwood.
Imprint Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall Health, [2000]

Author Norwood, Susan Leslie.
Subject Nurse practitioners -- Research -- Methodology.
Clinical medicine -- Research -- Methodology.
Clinical Nursing Research -- methods.
Description xi, 499 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt.1. Nursing research in perspective. Nursing research and advanced practice nursing -- Overview of the research process -- Research approaches -- Ethical considerations in nursing research -- pt.2. Conducting nursing research in advanced practice settings. Introducing a study : the research problem, purpose, subproblems, and definitions -- Reviewing the literature -- Using frameworks in research -- Control and the research process -- Research design -- Sampling strategies -- Determining sample size -- Data-collection strategies and principles of measurement -- Quality control in research -- pt.3. Analyzing, interpreting, and communicating research findings. Analyzing quantitative data : descriptive statistics -- Analyzing quantitative data : inferential statistics -- Overview of multivariate statistics -- Analyzing qualitative research data -- Communicating research findings -- Using research findings in clinical practice.
ISBN 0838584063 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 41156462
Table of Contents
Unit 1Nursing Research in Perspective1
 Ch. 1Nursing Research and Advanced Practice Nursing3
 Ch. 2Overview of the Research Process23
 Ch. 3Research Approaches43
 Ch. 4Ethical Considerations In Nursing Research57
Unit 2Conducting Nursing Research in Advanced Practice Settings83
 Ch. 5Introducing a Study: The Research Problem, Purpose, Subproblems and Definitions85
 Ch. 6Reviewing the Literature107
 Ch. 7Using Frameworks in Research127
 Ch. 8Control and the Research Process147
 Ch. 9Research Design169
 Ch. 10Sampling Strategies195
 Ch. 11Determining Sample Size219
 Ch. 12Data-Collection Strategies and Principles of Measurement241
 Ch. 13Quality Control in Research277
Unit 3Analyzing, Interpreting, and Communicating Research Findings299
 Ch. 14Analyzing Quantitative Data: Descriptive Statistics301
 Ch. 15Analyzing-Quantitative Data: Inferential Statistics327
 Ch. 16Overview of Multivariate Statistics357
 Ch. 17Analyzing Qualitative Research Data375
 Ch. 18Communicating Research Findings393
 Ch. 19Using Research Findings in Clinical Practice411
 App. A: Glossary of Terms425
App. BSelected Print, Database and Internet Resources for APN Researchers445
App. CTable of Random Numbers453
App. DSample Size Tables455

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