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.Data analysis is designed to discriminate between and among experimental and control groups. ... Many field experiments actually use a quasi-experimental design when the assignment of participants to the various experimental and controlanbsp;...
|Title||:||Advanced Design in Nursing Research|
|Author||:||Pamela J. Brink, Marilynn J. Wood|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 1997-12-02|