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This Second Edition of the bestselling Advanced Design in Nursing Research has been substantially revised and reorganized. Using the principle that the level of knowledge available on a research topic determines the level of design that can be used to study the topic, the contributors present discussions of research at three levels of design: theoretically based experimental designs; comparative and correlated survey designs; and exploratory-descriptive research designs. Strengths and weaknesses of each design in sampling, methods, reliability, validity, data analysis and issues related to human subjects are addressed. Contributors also discuss writing and evaluating proposals.

Historical Research
Historical research
Laurie K.Glass

The historical method of research is the process of critically examining and analyzing records of the past. Historiography is the imaginative reconstruction of the past from the data derived by this process. Although historical research is a respected method of inquiry, it has not always been popular in nursing. ...

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