Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice: Ten Steps to Success offers a unique approach to learning about nursing research, particularly evidence-based nursing practice. It is ideal for nursing students and practicing nurses who need to understand the language and significance of research and how to translate it into evidence-based practice. This innovative text provides a step-by-step guide on how to develop evidence-based practice proposals for the real world and focuses on analyzing all forms of evidence. With chapter objectives, tables, algorithms, and real-life examples of full evidence-based nursing practice proposals, Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice: Ten Steps to Success is the essential “how-to” reference.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Beginning Tips on Surviving Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Nursing
Chapter 2 The Quantitative Research Process
Chapter 3 Quantitative versus Qualitative Research or Both?
Chapter 4 Making Sense of the Numbers as it Relates to Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
Chapter 5 Implementing Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: An Overview
Chapter 6 Reading and Critically Analyzing Empirical Research Studies
Chapter 7 Now it’s Your Turn to Analyze Research
Chapter 8 Ethics in Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
Chapter 9 Evidence Based Nursing Practice Projects: Putting it All Together
Chapter 10 Planned Change in Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
About the Author(s)
Rebecca Keele, PhD-Associate Professor, New Mexico State University, School of Nursing, Las Cruces, New Mexico
Dr. Keele has taught within academia for over twenty two years teaching across all levels of nursing programs. She has taught both undergraduate and graduate nursing courses for over 13 years. Her program of research has centered over the complex area of adherence to health promotion activities particularly physical activity. Her most recent efforts have focused on developing individualize exercise interventions for Mexican American adults struggling to maintain a regular program of physical activity.