Stommel, Manfred.

Clinical research : concepts and principles for advanced practice nurses / Manfred Stommel, Celia E. Wills. - Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2004. - xvi, 462 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Advanced practice nursing and the integration of research into clinical practice -- Ch. 2. The vocabulary of research and overview of the research process -- Ch. 3. The logic of causal inference in experimental studies -- Ch. 4. The design and analysis of studies with separate control groups -- Ch. 5. The design and analysis of repeated-measures experiments -- Ch. 6. Quasi-experimental studies for clinical settings -- Ch. 7. The analysis of quasi-experiments -- Ch. 8. Introduction to observational studies -- Ch. 9. Cohort studies -- Ch. 10. Case-control studies -- Ch. 10. Survey studies -- Ch. 12. Qualitative research approaches -- Ch. 13. Concepts of measurement and measurement error -- Ch. 14. Judging the quality of measurement -- Ch. 15. Outcome measures for research and practice -- Ch. 16. Data collection techniques -- Ch. 17. Analysis of existing data -- Ch. 18. Qualitative approaches to data collection and interpretation -- Ch. 19. Introduction: key concepts in sampling -- Ch. 20. The logic of statistical inference after probability sampling -- Ch. 21. Qualitative approaches to sampling -- Ch. 22. Surveying: making use of research literature -- Ch. 23. Designing and implementing small-scale clinical studies -- Ch. 24. Ethical issues in research involving human subjects -- Ch. 25. Sources of funding for clinical studies -- Ch. 26. Dissemination of research findings to promote changes in practice and policy.

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Nursing--Research--Methodology.
Clinical medicine--Research--Methodology.

RT81.5 / .S86 2004

616.0072

2003 M-944 WY 20.5 / S876c 2004