Notter’s Essentials of Nursing Research

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Notter’s Essentials of Nursing Research

SKU# 9780826115997

Sixth Edition

Author: Jacqueline Hott RN,CS,PhD,FAAN, Wendy Budin PhD, RN, C


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This classic text provides a contemporary explanation of basic knowledge and skills that form the foundation of nursing research in clinical practice. Hott and Budin expand the original range of topics to encompass the full body of research techniques todayótwenty-five years since "Notter's book" systematically identified the firld of nursing research. New features include a comprehensive list of websites for research activities; a glossary of research terms; references for funding; and references on presenting research, including how to write a research abstract.

This essential book serves as an excellent introductory text for baccalaureate students, as well as for beginning graduate students.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date March 05, 1999
  • Page Count 224
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826115997
  • EISBN 9780826116079

Table of Contents 

    Part One: Introduction to Research
  1. Evolution of the Research Movement in Nursing
  2. The Meaning and Purpose of Research

  3. Part Two: The Research Process
  4. Selecting a Problem
  5. The Literature Search
  6. The Hypothesis
  7. The Research Method
  8. Data Collection
  9. Analysis of the Data
  10. Discussion of Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations
  11. Use of Computers in Nursing Research
  12. The Research Report: Communicating the Findings

  13. Part Three: Evaluation of Research
  14. The Evaluation Process

  15. Appendix A: Useful Reference Sources on Writing and Presentation Research
    Appendix B: Useful References for Finding Funds for Nursing Research
    Appendix C: Writing a Research Abstract
    Appendix D: Overview of Research Serials in Nursing
    Appendix E: Selected Internet Websites for Nursing Research Related Activities
    Glossary of Selected Research Terms