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Advanced Design in Nursing Research



January 1998 | 424 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This Second Edition of the bestselling Advanced Design in Nursing Research has been substantially revised and reorganized.

Using the principle that the level of knowledge available on a research topic determines the level of design that can be used to study the topic, the contributors present discussions of research at three levels of design: theoretically based experimental designs; comparative and correlated survey designs; and exploratory-descriptive research designs.

Strengths and weaknesses of each design in sampling, methods, reliability, validity, data analysis and issues related to human subjects are addressed. Contributors also discuss writing and evaluating proposals.

 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Pamela J Brink and Marilynn J Wood
Introduction
 
PART TWO: EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNS
Kathleen C Buckwalter and Meridean L Maas
Classical Experimental Designs
Meridean L Maas and Kathleen C Buckwalter
Quasi-Experimental Designs
Janice Lander
Within-Subjects Designs
Marilynn J Wood
Evaluative Designs
 
PART III: SURVEY DESIGNS
Marilynn J Wood and Pamela J Brink
Comparative Designs
Marilynn J Wood and Pamela J Brink
Correlational Designs
Pamela A Ratner, Joan L Bottorff and Joy L Johnson
Structural Equation Modeling
Janet C Meininger
Epidemiologic Designs
Merle H Mishel
Methodological Studies: Instrument Development
 
PART IV: EXPLORATORY-DESCRIPTIVE DESIGNS
Pamela J Brink and Marilynn J Wood
Descriptive Designs
Pamela J Brink
Exploratory Designs
Patricia Munhall
Qualitative Research
Laurie K Glass
Historical Research
Nancy R Lackey and Anita L Wingate
The Pilot Study: One Key to Research Success

Provides detail on designs common to nursing research with an integrated rather than additive approach to the material.

Dr Valerie Lunsford
Nursing , Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College
April 23, 2010

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ISBN: 9780803958005
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