Best Nursing Research & Theory Books
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1. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice
Author: by Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk PhD RN CPNP/PMHNP FNAP
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice, 4th EditionBernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN and Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN Enhance your clinical decision-making capabilities and improve patient outcomes through evidence-based practice. Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice (EBP) an integral part of your clinical decision-making and everyday nursing practice with this proven, approachable text.
Written in a straightforward, conversational style, Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare delivers real-world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter to help you confidently meet today’s clinical challenges and ensure positive patient outcomes. New Making Connections: An EBP Exemplar opens each unit, immersing you in an unfolding case study of EBP in real-life practice.
New Chapters reflect the most current implications of EBP on health policy and the context, content, and outcomes of implementing EBP competencies in clinical and academic settings. New Learning objectives and EBP Terms to Learn at both the unit and chapter levels help you study efficiently and stay focused on essential concepts and vocabulary.
2. Theoretical Basis for Nursing
Author: by Melanie McEwen PhD RN
Enhance clinical practice with a clear understanding of nursing theory. Access the essential information you need to understand and apply theory in practice, research, education, and administration/management. The most concise and contemporary nursing theory resource available, Theoretical Basis for Nursing , 5th Edition , clarifies the application of theory and helps you become a more confident, well-rounded nurse.
This acclaimed text is extensively researched and easy to read, giving you an engaging, approachable guide to developing, analyzing, and evaluating theory in your nursing career. NEW Ethical Theories and Principles chapter familiarizes you with emerging trends in evidence-based, clinically ethical practice.
NEW higher education boxes outline important connections with AACN’s Essentials of Master’s Education and Essentials of Doctoral Education to help you advance your nursing career prospects through additional education. Link to Practice boxes provide concrete examples of how theory guides nursing practice.
3. Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice
Author: by Denise F. Polit PhD FAAN
Give your students everything they need to actively learn how to apply research to nursing practice. Updated to reflect the latest innovations in research methods, this worldwide bestseller helps students learn how to read and critique research reports, speak the language of nursing research, and develop an appreciation of research to enhance nursing practice.
AJN award-winning authors Denise Polit and Cheryl Beck present research essentials, dig into the research steps, and explore quantitative and qualitative research, igniting student curiosity and encouraging them to pursue a professional pathway that incorporates thoughtful appraisals of evidence. Highlights of the Ninth EditionEnhanced accessibility.
The presentation of complex topics is simplified and streamlined, incorporating more straightforward language.New content. The book’s coverage of state-of-the-art research concepts and approaches includes New discussions of quality improvement projects as well as clinical significance, a seldom-mentioned but important topic that has recently gained prominence among nurse researchers.
4. Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Practice
Author: by Denise Polit
The world’s most widely used nursing research textbook, Essentials of Nursing Research, Tenth Edition equips students with everything they need to confidently apply research to nursing practice. AJN award-winning authors Denise Polit and Cheryl Beck clarify the language of nursing research and instill a practical understanding of nursing research fundamentals and the research process for both quantitative and qualitative studies including design principles; sampling and data collection; criteria for assessing data quality; appraising the quality, rigor, and trustworthiness of studies; and approaches to understand the statistical results.
This updated edition incorporates the latest clinical insights and approaches to research to familiarize students with increasingly important considerations in today’s nursing practice, including the involvement of patients and stakeholders in translating research evidence to local settings; the appraisal of not only the rigor of research designs and methods but also the relevance and applicability of practice-based evidence; and the effective use of research in local quality improvement (QI) projects.UPDATED!
5. Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements
Author: by American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association is proud to announce a completely updated Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (The Code). This book is the definitive framework for ethical analysis and decision-making for RNs across all practice levels, roles and settings.
Revisions were made in response to the complexities of modern nursing, to simplify and more clearly articulate the content, to anticipate advances in health care, and to incorporate aids that would make it richer, more accessible, and easier to use.
The Code, consisting of nine provisions and the accompanying interpretive statements: Provides a succinct statement of the ethical values, obligations, and duties of every individual who enters the nursing profession. Serves as the professions nonnegotiable ethical standard. Expresses nursings own understanding of its commitment to society.
The Code is particularly useful to in todays health care environment because it reiterates the fundamental values and commitments of the nurse (Provisions 13), identifies the boundaries of duty and loyalty (Provisions 46), and describes the duties of the nurse that extend beyond individual patient encounters (Provisions 79).
6. Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research
Author: by Nola A. Schmidt
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Evidence Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research, Fourth Edition is an essential resource for teaching students how to translate research into practice. The text is based on the five step IDP process (knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation).
The authors employ a fresh and updated approach to teaching nursing research using evidence based practice. The Fourth Edition features more real world examples, expanded coverage of qualitative methods, discussion of various types of research questions and explores the hierarchy of evidence.
New to the Fourth Edition:Updated Apply What You Have Learned evolving case study Real life evidence based practice examplesExploration of the Hierarchy Model featuring all types of evidence for each levelExpanded content on the qualitative method Updated references and new diagrams summarizing statistical analysis and designs Navigate 2 Premier AccessInstructor ResourcesInstructor’s ManualTime on task analysisInteractive lecturesCompetency mapping documentPowerPoint slidesTest bankPractice activitiesEvolving case study
7. Nursing Research
Author: by Denise Polit
Whether used to help students learn how to perform research or how to critically appraise research reports for use in practice, this authoritative, approachable textbook shows how nursing research is applicable across today’s changing healthcare field. AJN award-winning authors Denise Polit and Cheryl Beck detail the latest methodologic innovations that have arisen in nursing, medicine, and the social sciences in their signature user-friendly style, accompanied by the helpful learning features, pedagogy, and clean design that have made this book a classic.
The updated 11th Edition adds two new chapters designed to help students ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of research methods and the relevance and applicability of nursing inquiries. Extensively revised content throughout strengthens students’ ability to locate and rank clinical evidence, verify the authoritativeness of systematic reviews, and distinguish interpretive approaches from aggregative approaches using meta-aggregation.NEW!
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Author: by Trivium
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9. Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice, 7e
Author: by Susan K. Grove PhD RN ANP-BC GNP-BC
Edition after edition, Burns & Grove’s Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice has been known as a leading textbook of nursing research for evidence-based practice (EBP). Now under the authorship of Drs. Grove and Gray, this streamlined and enhanced 7th edition gives you even sharper insights into understanding, appraising, and applying published research for evidence-based nursing practice.
Known for its authoritative content, time-tested systematic approach, and unique research example format the new edition of this bestselling textbook includes an enhanced EBP focus, new content on the emerging trend of mixed-methods research, and a spotlight on need-to-know information to equip you to apply the latest evidence to your clinical practice.
Clear, step-by-step organization introduces the research process and demonstrates how this systematic framework relates to EBP. Research examples provide practice in working with published studies, with many of the examples including Critical Appraisal and Implications for Practice sections. Critical Appraisal Guidelines boxes provide step-by-step guidance in appraising published research studies.
10. Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice
Author: by Janie B. Butts
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition is an essential resource for advanced practice nursing students in master’s and doctoral programs. This text is appropriate for students needing an introductory understanding of philosophy and how a theory is constructed as well as students and nurses who understand theory at an advanced level.
The Third Edition features expanded discussion of the AACN DNP essentials which is critical for DNP students as well as PhD students who need a better understanding of the DNP educated nurse’s role. Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition covers a wide variety of theories in addition to nursing theories.
Coverage of non nursing related theory is beneficial to nurses because of the growing national emphasis on collaborative, interdisciplinary patient care. New to the Third Edition: Updated content based on current literature and practice New chapter on nursing theories related to health inequity and disparities Expanded coverage of the DNP degree New case studies
11. HESI A2 Study Guide 2021-2022: Comprehensive Review with Practice Test Questions for the HESI Admission Assessment Exam
Author: by E. M. Falgout
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12. Evidence-Based Nursing: The Research Practice Connection
Author: by Sarah Jo Brown
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Evidence-Based Nursing: The ResearchPractice Connection, Fourth Edition introduces students to research methods and evidence-based practice. The text helps students understand research methods, how to appraise and use research evidence in clinical decision-making, and how to fully understand and engage in evidence-based practice.
By linking evidence-based practice to recent research in safety and quality programs, it provides timely information in both healthcare and nursing settings.
13. Nursing Theorists and Their Work
Author: by Martha Raile Alligood PhD RN ANEF
A classic text is back with fresh, comprehensive nursing theories, critiques, and philosophies. Nursing Theorists and Their Work, 9th Edition provides you with an in-depth look at 39 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. This new edition has been updated with an improved writing style, added case studies, critical thinking activities, and in-depth objective critiques of nursing theories that help bridge the gap between theory and application.
In addition, the six levels of abstraction (philosophy, conceptual models, grand theory, theory, middle-range theory, and future of nursing theory) are graphically depicted throughout the book to help you understand the context of the various theories. Each theorist chapter is written by a scholar specializing in that particular theorist’s work, often having worked closely with the theorists, to provide the most accurate and complete information possible.
A case study at the end of each theorist chapter puts the theory into a larger perspective, demonstrating how it can be applied to practice. Critical Thinking Activities at the end of each theorist chapter help you process the theory presented and apply it to personal and hypothetical practice situations.
14. Burns and Grove's The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence
Author: by Jennifer R. Gray PhD RN FAAN
A previous AJN Book-of-the-Year Award winner, Burns & Grove’s The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 9th Edition is the trusted resource for those wanting to master the research methods that are foundational to evidence-based practice. This highly respected textbook covers how to appraise and apply existing research evidence, as well as how to participate in research and quality improvement projects.
This new 9th edition has been extensively updated to reflect today’s focus on online research in the digital era and includes clear, step-by-step guidelines for all major quantitative and qualitative research approaches including supporting examples from the latest high-quality literature.
There’s also new content on translational research, coverage of the most current research tools and techniques, and an increased use of illustrations, tables, and other visuals to help engage visually oriented readers of all levels. Coverage of quantitative, qualitative, and other research methodologies provides a solid foundation to conduct, appraise, and apply research evidence to the realities of today’s clinical practice.
15. Nursing Research: Reading, Using and Creating Evidence
Author: by Janet Houser
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Nursing Research: Reading, Using, and Creating Evidence, Fourth Edition is an essential text for nursing students to build the skillsnecessary for translating research into evidence.
The Fourth Edition focuses on the Nursing Practice Guidelines and emphasizes evidence basedpractice in the profession of nursing. To reinforce these concepts the author cites a particular article that is appraised throughout theentire text. The Fourth Edition also focuses on the dissemination of information and research best practices as conferences and other such resources become more available to students and professionals.
Key Features Emphasis on Nursing Practice Guidelines New evaluation tool for reviewing a research article Extensive PICO questions throughout the text Addition of the contemporary PECO question Poster template added to the chapter on translation
16. Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice
Author: by Geri LoBiondo-Wood PhD RN FAAN
Learn to better understand and apply research to everyday practice with Nursing Research: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence-Based Practice, 9th Edition. Written by an all-star team of educators and research experts, this four-time recipient of the American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year award is the perfect resource to help ground you in the processes behind nursing research and evidence-based practice.
This new ninth edition has been thoroughly updated and refocused to better match the needs of the nurse who will read and apply research rather than conduct research. This new edition also features: new research examples and vignettes; easy-to-use navigation tools; enhanced readability; expanded information on interprofessional collaboration and evidence-based practice; and well-balanced coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research methods.
It’s a must-have resource for both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs alike! Balanced but distinct coverage of both the qualitative and quantitative approaches to nursing research acquaints you with the processes behind research and evidence-based practice. Complete, high-quality research examples, including three sample critiques, demonstrate how to apply the principles outlined in the text to published quantitative and qualitative research studies.