Publisher description for Clinical research : concepts and principles for advanced practice nurses / Manfred Stommel, Celia E. Wills.


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This unique textbook integrates statistical concepts into evidence-based clinical practice and patient management. Research concepts and techniques are drawn from epidemiology, bio-statistics, and psychometrics, as well as educational and social science research. Clinical examples throughout the text illustrate practical and scientifically sound applications of the concepts. Data tables and research vignettes highlight statistical distributions involving probability. Methods to locate and utilize web-based information relevant to clinical research are discussed, and web URLs are provided. Further learning is encouraged by the inclusion of suggested activities, recommended readings, references, and a comprehensive glossary of research terms. Additional resources are available at a Connection Website, connection.LWW.com/go/stommel.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nursing -- Research -- Methodology.
Clinical medicine -- Research -- Methodology.
Clinical Nursing Research -- methods.
Data Collection -- methods.
Nursing Theory.
Observation -- methods.
Qualitative Research.
Research Design.