Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, 3rd Edition

Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, 3rd Edition


Co-editors: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick and Meredith [Wallace] Kazer


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The Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, now in its third edition, is the comprehensive resource for tracking developments in the field. With over 20 new areas of research, and meticulous updates of original entries, the encyclopedia presents key terms and concepts and their application to practice. Pithy entries provide the most relevant and current research perspectives, and will be a starting point for future content and references. Nurse researchers, educators, students, and all clinical specialties will find the encyclopedia an important introduction to the breadth of nursing research today. New topics include NIH-funded research areas, a comprehensive survey of major nursing research journals, addictions care, palliative care, translational science, simulation, trauma care, family-centered care, mild cognitive impairment, active surveillance for cancer care, workplace and empowerment research, nurse engagement, nurse-physician collaboration, CAM and empowerment research, spirituality, synthesis and action research, mixed methods research, systematic review, ethnopharmacology, and more.



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Fitzpatrick, J. J. (Ed.) & Kazer, M.W. [Wallace], (Assoc. Ed). (2011). Encyclopedia of Nursing Research. 3rd Edition. New York: Springer Publishing Company.


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Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, 3rd Edition