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StudyGuide1 2008 - Evidence-Based Practice 1 Why is...

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Evidence-Based Practice 1. Why is research important research describes, explains, predicts, and controls – it lays groundwork for later studies, it understands causes and clarifies relationships, it can predict/prevent occurrences, and sets up an experimental study in which manipulating variables predicts the outcome 2. Research Priorities 3. Role of the nurse in research 4. History of research Nazi medical experiments, Tuskegee Syphilis study, Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital, US government sponsored radiation experiments 5. Qualitative research explores and describes; seeks patterns 6. Purpose of Quantitative research seeks generalizations 7. Differences Quantitative Qualitative Fixed design Flexible design Discrete, specific concepts Holistic Deductive processes Inductive processes Control over context Context-bound Numerical data Narrative data Seeks generalizations Seeks patterns “subjects” “participants” Evaluating Quantitative/Qualitative Research 1. Critiquing it’s NOT just a review or summary of a study but rather a careful, critical appraisal of the strengths and limitations of research 2. Abstract a brief summary of a research article, thesis , or review and is often used to help the reader quickly ascertain the paper's purpose 3. Abstract Parts 4. Evaluating qualitative p 402-04 in text 5. Evaluating quantitative p 179 in text 6. Parts of quantitative research Conceptual phase – name research problem, purpose, review related literature, hypothesis Design & Planning – select research design, sample, & population; legal-ethical issues Empirical Phase – data collection procedures, preparing data for analysis Analytical Phase – data analysis, interpret results, compare outcomes, name study limits
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course NUR 264 taught by Professor Fredland during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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