Measurement Concepts

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Chapter 16 Measurement Concepts  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ Measurement is the process of assigning numbers to objects, events, or situations in accord with some rule (Kaplan, 1963). The numbers assigned can indicate numerical…

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Using Statistics to Determine Differences

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Chapter 25 Using Statistics to Determine Differences  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ The statistical procedures in this chapter examine differences between or among groups. Statistical procedures are available for nominal, ordinal, and interval/ratio level…

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Using Statistics to Describe Variables

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Chapter 22 Using Statistics to Describe Variables  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ There are two major classes of statistics: descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. Descriptive statistics are computed to reveal characteristics of the sample…

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Selecting a Quantitative Research Design

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Chapter 11 Selecting a Quantitative Research Design  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ A design is the blueprint for conducting a study that maximizes control over factors that could interfere with the validity of the…

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Sampling

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Chapter 15 Sampling  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ Many of us have preconceived notions about samples and sampling, which we acquired from television commercials, polls of public opinion, market researchers, and newspaper reports of…

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Frameworks

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Chapter 7 Frameworks  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ A framework is an abstract, logical structure of meaning that guides the development of the study and enables you to link the findings to the body…

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Using Statistics to Predict

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Chapter 24 Using Statistics to Predict  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ In nursing practice, the ability to predict future events is crucial. Clinical researchers might investigate if length of hospital stay of patients can…

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Collecting and Managing Data

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Chapter 20 Collecting and Managing Data  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ Data collection is one of the most exciting parts of research. After all the planning, writing, and negotiating, you should be eager and…

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Evidence Synthesis and Strategies for Evidence-Based Practice

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Chapter 19 Evidence Synthesis and Strategies for Evidence-Based Practice  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ Research evidence has greatly expanded since the 1990s as numerous quality studies in nursing, medicine, and other healthcare disciplines have…

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Using Statistics to Examine Relationships

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Chapter 23 Using Statistics to Examine Relationships  evolve.elsevier.com/Grove/practice/ Correlational analyses identify relationships or associations among variables. There are many different kinds of statistics that yield a measure of correlation. All…

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