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Quantitative Methodologie 2/17/14
Terms in this set (26)
Nursing practice used to be based on...
tradition, authority, experience/intuition, trial and error
_____ helps us to improve our care based on sound scientific evidence, not tradition.
If a patient is post op and they do not have bowel sounds (ileus) , what do you do?
keep them NPO to prevent them from vomitting
QUANTITATIVE vs QUALITATIVE
How is reality presented?
What is the purpose of the study?
How do we measure the concepts?
Quantitative research is based on _______. What method is used?
Reality is in _____ terms.
Purpose is to provide an explanation and predict from ______.
____ & ____ are prominent characteristics.
What terms are related to this?
cause and effect
measurement & testing
Qualitative research is based on _____.
Data is ______.
What terms are related to this?
the discovery of the meaning
Inductive describes _____ research.
deductive describes _____ research.
_____ research describes experiences as they are lived; used to enhance the understanding of what is means to be human.
____ research studies individuals in their natural habitat.
____ research takes an event of something from the past and makes sense of it based on something new.
historical ex.) relating nazi germany to darfur
______ research is the discovery of theory from data that have been obatined via research. purpose is to generate a theory.
_____ research advances knowledge but may not be directly applied to clinical practice.
-testing function of RBCs
____ research gains practical knowledge
-comparison of IM injection techniques
____ research the researcher manipulates variables, put subjects in control groups.
____ research is a descriptive study, a situation that already exists is systematically described. ex.) breast self exams
_____ research examines data collected in the past.
ex.) old charts
____ research examines current data.
ex.) new charts
____ research is data collected over a period of time.
ex.) surveys that a done at again after a year, and then 5 years
Phases of the research process...
1. define the area of research (conceptual)
2. research design, sampling, methodologie (planning)
3. collect and prepare the data (empirical)
4. analyze and interpret the data (analytic)
5. share findings, change practice (dissemination)
Defining the area of research...
-identifies problem to be studied
- cites research to justify problem
-states goals of research
- defines the framework
a _____ is a statement about the relationship between variables that are being studied..."an educated guess"
these are only used in ____ research.
___ are characteristics that vary among subjects being studied.
Cause it the ___ variable, effect is the ___ variable.
*practice questions in slides
independent / dependent
_____ is defined as the consistency in which an instrument measures its attribute.
_____ is when you measure something on the same people at the separate times, are the same scores obtained?
ex. test re-test reliability
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