Study Guide for Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice (Paperback)
Use this practical study guide to get more out of Grove & Gray's Understanding Nursing Research, 8th Edition With chapters corresponding to the textbook, this workbook provides exercises that build your knowledge and boost your critical appraisal skills. It offers hands-on practice in applying nursing research to evidence-based practice while reinforcing the steps of the research process. Like the textbook, this edition includes a stronger emphasis on critical appraisal - with an appendix of three published research studies referenced in exercises throughout the book.Time-tested and innovative exercises reinforce key concepts with fill-in-the-blank, matching, and multiple-choice questions, with exercises including Terms and Definitions, Linking Ideas, Web-Based Information and Resources, and Conducting Critical Appraisals to Build an Evidence-Based Practice. Critical Appraisal activities provide opportunities to apply your research knowledge to evaluate the quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies located in the appendices. Appraisal Guidelines provide step-by-step guidance in critically appraising published research literature. Quick-reference printed tabs in the print edition make it easy to locate the Answer Key and each of the book's three published studies in the appendices. Answer Key is provided for the exercises in each chapter, allowing you to check your understanding and learn from your mistakes. NEW Increased focus on critical appraisal for evidence-based practice corresponds to the emphasis on critical appraisal in the text. NEW Updated content corresponds to the 8th edition of Grove & Gray's Understanding Nursing Research textbook. NEW Updated full-text articles reflect the most current, high-quality research studies.