Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, Third Edition

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Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, Third Edition

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  • Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
  • Meredith Kazer PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC

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Named a "Choice Outstanding Academic Title" for 2007 and an "AJN Book of the Year

The award-winning Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, now in its third edition, is the comprehensive resource for tracking developments in the field. With over 20 new areas of research, and meticulous updates of original entries, the encyclopedia presents key terms and concepts and their application to practice. Pithy entries provide the most relevant and current research perspectives, and will be a starting point for future content and references. Nurse researchers, educators, students, and all clinical specialties will find the encyclopedia an important introduction to the breadth of nursing research today.

New topics include NIH-funded research areas, a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals, addictions care, palliative care, translational science, simulation, trauma care, family-centered care, mild cognitive impairment, active surveillance for cancer care, workplace and empowerment research, nurse engagement, nurse-physician collaboration, CAM and empowerment research, spirituality, synthesis and action research, mixed methods research, systematic review, ethnopharmacology, and more.

Key Features:

  • Includes NIH-funded research topics
  • Provides a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals
  • Adds over 20 new areas of research and updates original entries
  • Written by over 200 nursing research experts
  • Organized alphabetically for easy access to information

Product Details 

  • Publication Date August 24, 2011
  • Page Count 732
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826107503
  • EISBN 9780826107510

About The Author(s) 

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP, is Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She is also adjunct professor, Department of Geriatrics, Ichan School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Georgetown University), an MS in psychiatric & mental health nursing (The Ohio State University), a PhD in nursing (New York University), and an MBA (CWRU). In 1990, Dr. Fitzpatrick received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Georgetown University. In 2011, she received an honorary doctorate, Doctor of Humane Letters, from Frontier University of Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky. She was elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) (1981) and a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice (1996).

She received the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 20 times; the Midwest Nursing Research Society Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Research Award; The Ohio State University Distinguished Alumna Award; Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Founders Award for Excellence in Nursing Research; and New York University Division of Nursing Distinguished Alumna Award. In 1994 & 1995 she was the AAN/American Nurses Foundation (ANF)/ Institute of Medicine Distinguished Scholar, and in 1995 she was a Primary Care Fellow through the Bureau of Health Professions. Dr. Fitzpatrick received the ANF Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Science Award for sustained commitment and contributions to development of the discipline (2002). Recent awards include STTI Lucie Kelly Mentor Award (2003); STTI Founders Award for Leadership (2005); Fulbright Scholar at University College Cork, Cork, Ireland (2007-2008); Midwest Nursing Research Society Lifetime Achievement Award (2010); INANE Editors Award (2013); and STTI Research Hall of Fame Induction (2014). In 2016 she was named a Living Legend of the AAN.

Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature with over 300 publications, including more than 80 authored/edited books. She served as co-editor of the Annual Review of Nursing Research series, vols. 1-26, and she currently edits the journals Applied Nursing Research, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official journal of the National League for Nursing. She edited three editions of the classic Encyclopedia of Nursing Research.

Table of Contents 

Action Research
Active Surveillance
Acute Care of the Elderly
Addiction Care
Advance Directives
Alzheimer's Disease
Applied Research
Basic Research
Behavioral Research
Boykin & Schoenhofer: The Theory of Nursing as Caring
Cancer in Children
Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Cholesterol
Case Study Method of Research
Causal Modeling
Cerebral Ischemia
Child Delinquents
Child Lead Exposure Effects
Childbirth Education
Chronic Illness
Clinical Care Classification System
Clinical Decision Making
Clinical Judgment
Clinical Nursing Research
Clinical Preventive Services Delivery
Clinical Trials
Cochrane Review
Cohort Design
Collaborative Research
Community Mental Health
Comparative Effectiveness Research
Complementary and Alternative Practices and Products (CAPPs)
Concept Analysis
Conceptual Model
Consortial Research
Content Analysis
Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Cost analysis of nursing care
Critical Care Nursing
Cultural Transcultural focus
Cumulative Index Nursing Allied Health (CINHL)
Current Procedural Terminology-Coded Services
Data Analysis
Data Collection Methods
Data Management
Data Stewardship
Delphi Technique
Depression and Cardiovascular Diseases
Depression in Families
Depression in Older Adults
Descriptive Research
Depression in Women
Discourse Analysis
Doctoral Education
Domestic Violence
Drinking and Driving among adolescents
Eating Disorders
Elder Mistreatment
Electronic Network
Emergency Nursing
End-of-Life Planning and Choices
Enteral Tube Placement
Ethics of Research
Evidence-Based Practice & nurse role
Experimental Research
Exploratory Studies
Factor Analysis
Failure to Thrive (Adult)
Failure to Thrive (Child)
Family Caregiving and the Seriously Mentally Ill
Family Health
Feminist Research Methodology
Fetal Monitoring
Fever/Febrile Response
Fitzpatrick's Rhythm Model
Formal Nursing Languages
Functional Health Patterns
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Grounded Theory
Health Conceptualization
Health Disparities: Focus on Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Health Disparities: theoretical and methodological approaches
Health Policy & health services delivery
Health Services Research
Hemodynamic Monitoring
History of Nursing Research
HIV Risk Behavior
HIV Symptom Management and Quality of Life
HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment
Home Care Technologies
Home Health Care Classification (HHCC) System
Home Health Systems
Homeless Health
Immigrant Women
Infection Control
IRB/Informed Consent
Instrument Translation
Internal Classification of Nursing Practice (ICNP)
International Nursing Research
Interpersonal Communication: Nurse-Patient
Job Satisfaction
(Dorothy) Johnson's Behavioral System Model
Kangaroo Care
Leninger's Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality
Maternal Anxiety and Adaptation During Pregnancy
Measurement and Scales
Mental Health in Public Sector Primary Care
Mental Health Services Research
Mental Status Measurement: The Mini-Mental State Examination
Meta analysis
Middle-Range Theories
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Moral Reckoning
Moral Distress
Mother infant toddler relationships
Music Therapy
Narrative Analysis
National Institute of Nursing Research
Neurobehavioral Development and Nutritive Sucking
Newman's Theory of Health
Neuman's systems model
Nosocomial Infections
Nurse Led Group Clinic Visits
Nurse Engagement
Nurse Staffing
Nurse Physician Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Nursing Assessment
Nursing Diagnosis, Interventions, outcomes
Nursing Education
Nursing Information Systems
Nursing Occupational Injury and Stress
Nursing Practice Models
Nursing Process
Nutrition in Infancy and Childhood
Nutrition in the Elderly
Observational Research Design
Organizational Culture
Organizational Design
Outcome Measures
Palliative care
Participant observation
Patient Care Delivery Models
Patient Contracting
Patient Education
Patient Safety
Patient Satisfaction
Pediatric Primary Care
Pender's Health Promotion Model
Peplau's Theoretical Model
Pet Therapy
Philosophy of Nursing
Physical Restraints
pilot study
Population Health
Populations and Aggregates
Postpartum Depression
Prevention of Preterm and Low-Birthweight Births
Primary Nursing
Qualitative research
Quality of care
Quality of Life
Quantitative Research
Quasi-Experimental Research
Research Dissemination
Research Interviews
Research in Nursing Ethics
Research Utilization
Rights of Human Subjects
Rogers (Martha)
Roy adaptation model
Rural Health
Secondary Data Analysis
Serious Mental Illness
Smoking Cessation
Smoking/Tobacco as a Cardiovascular Risk Factor
SNOMED International
Social Support
Statistical Techniques
Story Theory
Stress Management
Structural Equation Modeling
Substance Abuse and Addiction in Registered Nurses
Systematic Review
Terminal Illness
Theoretical Model
Thermal Balance
Time Series Analysis
Transitional Care
Transitions and Health
Translational Research
Uncertainty in Illness
Unlicensed Assistive Personnel
Virtual Nurse Caring
Vulnerable Populations
Watson's Theory of Human Caring
Weight Management
Widows and Widowers
Women's Health
Workplace Violence