Find out why this book is a student favorite! Providing a solid foundation in nursing research and evidence-based practice, Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice, 10th Edition offers balanced coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand approach. This edition features new content on trending topics, including the Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN), as well as improved usability, user-friendly learning aids, and full-text research articles to help you better understand how to apply research to everyday clinical practice.
Balanced coverage explores the nursing research process and the EBP process, as well as qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.
User-friendly writing style and engaging learning aids throughout the text include full-text research examples, Helpful Hints, EBP Tips, IPE Highlights, Research Vignettes, Clinical Judgment Challenges, Critical Appraisal Criteria, and more!
Innovative format integrates examples from current, high-quality, relevant full-text research articles.
"All-star" team of contributors is a widely respected collection of experts in nursing research and EBP.
NEW and UPDATED!Full-text research articles, including a population health study and a quality improvement study, serve as foundational examples throughout the text and Research Vignettes illustrate the types of high-quality research and evidence-based practice (EBP) projects that are driving advances in nursing practice.
NEW! Content on trending topics includes:
Precision science and tailored healthcare based on evidence
Data collection using social media and technology
Dex_scriptive qualitative methods
Genetics, genomics, and "omics"
Social determinants of health and population health
Healthy People 2030
The new U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health
The NIH funding roadmap
IPEC Core Competencies
The opioid crisis
NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX® Exam (NGN) content introduces the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model and includes Clinical Judgment Challenges in each chapter to help prepare students for the NGN.
NEW! Expanded coverage of the latest developments in the field includes:
Content on research methods (scoping, rapid realist, etc.) and guidelines (evidence- versus expert-based) other than meta-analysis.
Content on mixed-methods research that reflects the growing emphasis on mixed research methodologies.
Content on quality improvement (including the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators [NDNQI], magnet status, and the Triple Aim) that addresses the growing importance of evidence-based quality improvement initiatives in clinical settings.
NEW!Improved usability, with more illustrations, larger table type, increased use of bulleted text, enhanced readability, italicized in-text research examples for greater visibility, and better-aligned learning outcomes and chapter-ending key points make it easier for students to locate, understand, and retain information.