Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for by Denise F. Polit

By Denise F. Polit

Completely up-to-date and revised to stress the hyperlink among examine and evidence-based perform, this 9th version of a vintage textbook offers cutting-edge equipment for accomplishing top of the range experiences. The ancillary source handbook comprises program routines, versions of entire learn reviews, an entire NINR supply software, and a Toolkit on a CD-ROM, containing exemplary study instruments (e.g., consent types, a demographic questionnaire, statistical desk templates)--all in easily-adapted observe documents--Provided through writer.

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What does the phenomenon mean? How did the phenomenon occur? Prediction What will happen if we alter a phenomenon or introduce an intervention? If phenomenon X occurs, will phenomenon Y follow? Control How can we make the phenomenon happen or alter its prevalence? Can the occurrence of the phenomenon be prevented or controlled? qxd 11/09/2010 5:34 PM Page 18 Aptara 18 • Part 1 Foundations of Nursing Research Description is another important purpose of research. Examples of phenomena that nurse researchers have described include patients’ stress, pain, confusion, and coping.

Some of the participants, at random, were put into a group that received the intervention, while others in a control group did not receive it, but they did receive an educational booklet. The intervention involved use of the Threshold Device for resistive IMT breathing training. Those in the intervention group trained 7 days a week for 10 to 20 minutes daily over the course of the 12 weeks. , maximum inspiratory pressure, dyspnea) and psychological (self-efficacy, quality-of-life) outcomes. Outcome information was gathered during six home visits—at the outset of the study (prior to the intervention) and then 5 additional times.

A randomized controlled trial of early kangaroo care for preterm infants: Effects on temperature, weight, behavior, and acuity. Journal of Nursing Research, 10, 129–142. , & Fu, P. (2009). Kangaroo care modifies preterm infant heart rate variability in response to heel stick pain. Early Human Development, 85, 561–567. , & Dionne, R. (2009). Genome-wide screen identifies drug-induced regulation of the gene giant axonal neuropathy (Gan) in a mouse model of antiretroviral-induced painful peripheral neuropathy.

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