Encyclopedia of Nursing Research: Second Edition (Fitzpatrick, Encyclopedia of Nursing Reserach)

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9780826198129: Encyclopedia of Nursing Research: Second Edition (Fitzpatrick, Encyclopedia of Nursing Reserach)

Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by Choice!
Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

The Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, now thoroughly updated in a second edition, presents key terms and concepts in nursing research and with over 30% of the entries new to this edition. Written by the world's leading authorities in nursing research, this comprehensive reference is a "one-stop" resource for everything you need to know about nursing research and its utilization.

    The 320 articles by 200 expert contributors include topics such as:
  • Nursing services
  • Electronic networks and technology
  • Nursing education
  • Nursing care
  • Specialties in nursing
  • Patients' reactions and adjustments
  • Historical, philosophical, and cultural issues
  • Nursing organizations and publications

    New entries include:
  • Boykin and Schoenhofer
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Depression in Cardiac Disease
  • Disparities in Minority Mental Health
  • Endotrachial Suctioning
  • Formal Nursing Languages
  • Henderson's Model
  • HIV Risk Behavior
  • Middle Range Theories
  • Newman's Theory of Health
  • Peplau's Theoretical Model
  • Rogers Science of Unitary Persons
  • Taxonomy
  • Watson's Theory of Human Caring
  • And more!

Extensive cross references help readers find information easily. Nursing researchers and graduate students in nursing will be the primary audience for this volume. As with the first edition, nurses in all phases of education, from basic to doctoral, from formal university and college-based programs to continuing education offerings, within all health systems, will find this an important introduction to current nursing research topics.

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About the Author:

JOYCE J. FITZPATRICK, PHD, MBA, RN, FAAN

, is the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She has received numerous honors and awards including the

American Journal of Nursing

Book of the Year Award 20 times. Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature, and serves as editor of three nursing journals. Her most recent Springer books are

Theory in Nursing: Application to Research and Practice

, coedited with Geraldine McCarthy,

Encyclopedia of Nursing Education

, coedited with Mary Jane Smith and Roger Carpenter, and

Concept Analysis

, coedited with Geraldine McCarthy. She also coedited, with Kathleen R. Tusaie, the Springer Publishing book,

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing: Integrating Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, and Complementary and Alternative Approaches

.

Review:

"The strong point of the second edition...is its synthesis of nursing research in many different areas....Written in easily understandable language, the 320 entries by 200 experts are arranged in alphabetical order; 30 percent are new to this edition. This book provides succinct summaries of major theorists, research findings, and many other aspects of nursing....By summarizing existing studies and using understandable language, this book can really jump-start evidence-based practice in a variety of nursing settings. It is an indispensable reference not only for researchers and graduate students, but also for practice-based research councils and evidence-based practice teams....This encyclopedia will be a very valuable addition to academic libraries supporting nursing or medical programs....Highly recommended. Lower level undergraduates through professionals/practitioners."--Choice

"Whether in clinical practice or in an academic setting, the information contained in the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research provides research-based knowledge that is comprehensive and current. Authored and guided by leading nurse researchers, the content in ENR gives the reader critical information on topics ranging from research methods and design to nursing theory and nursing language. ENR is an essential reference for graduate students and clinicians interested in a concise, well written, and accurate research guide to promote evidenced-based nursing care.

--Dorothy A Jones, EdD, RN, FAAN
President, Eastern Nursing Research Society and Professor, Boston College


"Kudos to Fitzpatrick and Wallace for expanding the first Encyclopedia of Nursing Research--a reliable source of information on the major areas of nursing research in the past 20 years. This authoritative, comprehensive reference for researchers, clinical scholars, and graduate students spans a broad range of health science phenomena and research methods. Research methods cover areas from action science to time series analysis, and substantive phenomena are equally diverse, beginning with adherence and attitudes and ending with wellness and women's health. A wonderful resource!"

--Diana Taylor, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing
University of California, San Francisco


"This reference text is a welcome addition to assist individuals to navigate within the growing field of nursing research"

--Warren G. Hawkes, MLS
Director of the NYSNA Library


"This encyclopedia will be a very valuable addition to academic libraries supporting nursing or medical programs, evidence-based practice teams, and practice-based reserach councils... Highly recommended." -- CHOICE

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