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2012-01-01 16:31:02

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  1. Conclusion
    • The of the research report that identities the final
    • decision or determination regarding the research problem
  2. Data
    • The
    • information collected in a study that is specifically related to the research
    • problem
  3. Data analysis:
    • a process that pulls information together or examines
    • connections between pieces of information to make a clearer picture of all the
    • information collected
  4. Descriptive result
    • a summary of result
    • from a study without comparing the result with other information
  5. Hypothesis:
    • A predication regarding the relationships or effects of
    • selected factors on other factors
  6. Literature review:
    • a synthesis of existing published writings that describes
    • what is known or has been studied regarding the particular research question or
    • purpose
  7. Limitations
    • The aspect of how the study was conducted that create
    • uncertainty concerning the conclusion that can be divided from the study as
    • well as decision that can be based on it
  8. Measure:
    • the
    • specific method(s) used to assign a number or numbers to an aspect or factor
    • being studied
  9. Meta-analysis:
    • a quantitative approach to knowledge by taking the numbers
    • from different studies that addressed the same research problem and using
    • statistics to summarize those numbers, looking for combined results that would
    • not happen by chance alone
  10. Metasynthesis:
    • a report of a study of a group of single research studies using
    • qualitative methods
  11. Methods:
    • the methods section of a research report describes the
    • overall process of implementing the research study, including who was included
    • in the study, how information was collected, and what intervention, if any, were tested
  12. Multivariate:
    • more than two variables; multivariate studies examine three
    • or more factors and the relationships among the different factors
  13. Problem
    • a section of a research report that that
    • describe the gap in knowledge that will be addressed by the research study or a
    • statement of the general gap knowledge that will be addressed in a study
  14. Procedure
    • specific actions taken by researchers to gather information
    • about the problem or phenomenon being studied
  15. Process improvement:
    • a management system in which all participants involved
    • strive to improve customers
  16. P value:
    • A numerical statement of the percentage of the time. the
    • results reported would happened by chance along
  17. Qualitative methods:
    • Approaches to research that focus on understanding the
    • complexity of humans within the context of their lives & tends to focus on building
    • a whole or complete picture of a phenomenon of interest
  18. Quality improvement:
    a process of evaluation of health care service to see whether they meet specified standardards or outcome of care
  19. Quality improvement study
    a study that evaluates whether or not certain expected clinical care was completed
  20. Quantitative methods
    approaches toresearch that focus on understanding and breaking down the different parts of a picture to see how they do or do not connect; quantitative method involve the collection of information that is very special and limited to the particular pieces of information being studied
  21. Results
    a summary of the actual findings or information collected in a reseach study
  22. Sample
    a subset of the total group of interest in a research study; tthe individuals in the sample are actually studied to learn about the total group
  23. Significance
    • A statistical term indicating a low likelihood that any
    • differences or relationships found in a study happened by chance alone
  24. what is a t test
    a statistic that test for differences in means on a variable between two groups
  25. Systematic review:
    • the product of a process that includes asking clinical
    • questions, doing a structured and organized search for theory-based information and research related to the question, reviewing and synthesizing the results
    • from that search and reaching conclusions about the implication for practice
  26. themes
    resulting in qualitative research that are ideas or concepts that are implicit in the data and are recurrent throughout the data; abstrctions that reflect phrase, words, or ideas that appear repeatedly as a researcher analyzes what people have said about a particular experience, feeling, or situation. A theme summarizes and sythesizes discrete ideas or phrase to create a picture out of the words that were collected in the research study
  27. Theory:
    an abstract explanation describing how different factors or phenomena relate