Table of contents for Nursing research : generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice / Denise F. Polit, Cheryl Tatano Beck.

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Part 1: Foundations of Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
1 Introduction to Nursing Research in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment 
2 Translating Research Evidence into Nursing Practice: Evidence-Based Nursing
3 Generating Evidence: Key Concepts and Steps in Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Part 2: Conceptualizing a Study to Generate Evidence for Nursing
4 Conceptualizing Research Problems, Research Questions, and Hypotheses
5 Finding and Critiquing Evidence: Research Literature Reviews
6 Developing a Theoretical or Conceptual Context 
7 Generating Research Evidence Ethically
Part 3: Designing a Study to Generate Evidence for Nursing
8 Planning a Nursing Study
9 Developing an Approach for a Qualitative Study
10 Designing Quantitative Studies
11 Enhancing Rigor in Quantitative Research
12 Undertaking Research for Specific Purposes
13 Developing a Sampling Plan 
Part 4: Collecting Research Data 
14 Designing and Implementing a Data Collection Plan
15 Collecting Unstructured Data
16 Collecting Structured Data
17 Assessing Measurement Quality in Quantitative Studies
18 Developing and Testing Self-Report Scales
Part 5: Analyzing and Interpreting Research Data
19 Analyzing Qualitative Data
20 Enhancing Quality and Integrity in Qualitative Research
21 Describing Data Through Statistics
22 Using Inferential Statistics to Test Hypotheses
23 Using Multivariate Statistics to Analyze Complex Relationships
24 Designing a Qualitative Analysis Strategy: From Data Collection to Interpretation
Part 6: Building an Evidence Base for Nursing Practice 
25 Integrating Research Evidence: Meta-Analysis and Metasynthesis
26 Disseminating Evidence: Reporting Research Findings
27 Writing Proposals to Generate Evidence
Methodologic References

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nursing -- Research -- Methodology.
Nursing Research -- methods.