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    New Edition: Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 26, 2014 2:59:33 PM

    Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach, Second EditionAre you looking for an applied statistics textbook written especially for nurses? Check out the just published Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach, Second Edition by Elizabeth Heavey.

    “I really do like this textbook; it is both simple and comprehensive enough for Baccalaureate students and probably for most Masters level students.” - Nursing Instructor

    An excellent text for nursing students and professionals, it focuses on the techniques needed to analyze nursing literature critically while explaining the selection, application, and evaluation of statistical analysis techniques. Designed in accordance with Gordon Pask's Conversation Theory, it features relevant, clinical examples and the application of key concepts in order to present a student-friendly approach to learning statistics. Through diligent research, the author has identified the top 10 most frequently used techniques in nursing literature, all of which are covered throughout the text.

    The Second Edition includes additional application questions, examples, and actual nursing research that illustrates concepts. The topics included cover more than 80% of the statistical techniques used in nursing research today. New to this edition is a chapter on regressive analysis that covers multiple and logistical regression.

    Key Features and Resources

    • Nursing research articles with questions for practice
    • "From the Statistician" boxes break down complex content
    • SPSS tutorials walk students through exercises

    Interested in learning more? Visit our website.

    Topics: New Edition, nursing, nursing research, Elizabeth Heavey, Gordan Pask Conversation Theory, Recently Published, statistics

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