Research Exam 1: Chapter 1

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Research Exam 1: Chapter 1
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evidence based research
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  1. What is the systematic inquiry using disciplined methods to solve problems or answer questions?
    Research
  2. What is systematic inquiry to develop knowledge about issues of importance to the nursing profession?
    Nursing research
  3. What method is the best source of evidence?
    Repeated examination (replication)
  4. What should there be the greatest stress on when it comes to reviews?
    Integrative
  5. What type of research should have the greatest focus?
    Outcomes
  6. Name 6 sources of evidence for nursing practice.
    • Tradition
    • authority
    • clinical experience
    • logical reasoning
    • assembled information
    • disciplined research
  7. As a "consumer of research," what is the BSN's responsibility?
    Be able to look, understand, and apply what you have read
  8. What is a worldview general perspective on the complexities of the real world, certain assumptions about reality?
    Paradigm
  9. Name two key paradigms for nursing research.
    • Positivist
    • Naturalistic
  10. What paradigm believes reality exists because there is a real world driven by natural causes?
    Positivist
  11. What is the Positivist inquirer's role in relation to the subjects?
    Observes, independent of subject
  12. Is Positivist qualitative or quantitative?
    Quantitative
  13. What paradigm assumes that reality is multiple and subjective? "It is what I say it is"
    Naturalistic
  14. What is the naturalistic inquirer's role in relation to the subjects?
    interactive
  15. Is naturalistic qualitative or quantitative?
    Qualitative
  16. How is knowledge obtained?
    Research methods
  17. What are techniques used to structure a study and to gather, analyze, and interpret information?
    Research methods
  18. What four things does nursing research provide
    • Description
    • Explanation
    • Control
    • Prediction
  19. What is a clarification of relationships among phenomena and identification of reasons certain events occur?
    Explanation
  20. What is an estimation and anticipation of outcomes in a particular situation?
    Prediction
  21. What is it called when there is a manipulation of a situation in order to achieve a particular outcome?
    Control

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