Handbook of Nursing Research & Biostatistics

by Vaishali D Tendolkar

This book “Handbook of Nursing Research and Biostatistics” discusses the brief idea about nursing research and the use of biostatistics in health care research. This book contains about twelve chapters. First chapter is focused on the basic introduction for the nursing research, which covers goals of research in nursing, research terminology, quantitative study and qualitative study of data that are collected by nurses during research, importance of research in nursing, historical evolution of research in nursing, future directions for nursing research and paradigms for nursing research. Evidence-based practice for nursing, research utilization and their need for research, factors influencing research utilization, purposes of research critique, etc., are briefly explained in second chapter. Theoretical bases for nursing research, importance of nursing theories, Betty Newman’s health care systems model, Orem’s self-care deficit theory, Martha Roger’s science of unitary beings and Margaret Newman’s theory of health as expanding consciousness are discussed in third chapter. Ethical issues that occur in the research are covered in the fourth chapter that explicates about the main issues that are concerning, code of ethics, ethical dilemmas and ethical principles. Chapters fifth to eight research designs, qualitative and quantitative research and noninterventional research designs. Biostatistical information is provided in detail from chapters ninth to twelfth, which covers sampling, pilot study and data collection, biostatistics and computers in research. This book of nursing research is helpful for basic nursing, postbasic nursing and diploma nursing students in future aspects.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Tendolkar Vaishali D SRMM College of Nursing, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789350251577
Speciality Biostatistics and Research Methodology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11287
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 180
Book Type Textbook


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