This book provides everything nurses need to know about undertaking research and the use of statistics within that research.
Original contents: the author used his own content practiced and experienced in his metaphorical career.
Research examples box: each chapter includes box of realistic examples to sharpen the reader's critical thinking and understanding.
Illuminating statistics: statistics chapter includes illustrative figures and examples for commonly used statistics for ready reference to nursing students.
Multiple choice questions: each chapter is offered multiple choice questions helpful in preparation in different nursing examinations.
Research misconduct: the only research book in nursing highlighted research and publication misconduct to sensitize the readers for publishing research paper.
Aids to student learning: a detailed glossary and comprehensive index are provided for accessing information quickly.
1 Introduction to Nursing Research
2 Research Problem, Research Question and Hypothesis
3 The Research Process: An Overview
4 Ethical Issues in Research
5 Review of Literature
6 Theories and Conceptual Models in Research
7 Research Designs
8 Sample and Sampling Techniques
9 Data Collection Methods in Research
10 Data Analysis and Interpretation
11 Communication and Dissemination of Research Findings
12 Introduction to Statistics