Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice
ISBN: 0323532047
EAN13: 9780323532044
Language: English
Pages: 226
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
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.