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10. A nurse researcher would decide to use a retrospective or ex post facto study for which reason? a. Obtaining informed consent is not an important issue. b. There is maximal opportunity to manipulate the independent variable. c. The dependent variable is measured at multiple times to examine maturation. d. The dependent variable has already been affected by the independent variable. ANS: D Feedback A Informed consent may be necessary in retrospective studies given some research topics. B A retrospective study does not involve the manipulation of variables. C Effect on the dependent variable has occurred already, so maturation is not an issue. D In an ex post facto study the dependent variable has already been affected.
DIF: Cognitive Level: Understanding (Comprehension) REF: Page 207 11. A nurse researcher will choose an ex post facto design over more a correlational design for which reason?
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DIF: Cognitive Level: Understanding (Comprehension) REF: Page 207-208 12. Which type of study should be used when data are collected at only one point in time?
DIF: Cognitive Level: Remembering (Knowledge) REF: Page 205 13. Data collection instruments were sent to the same sample of women at six different times during the first year of living with breast cancer. What type of study design does this exemplify?
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