Understanding basic statistical techniques is a skill that nurses need in a variety of roles. What's more, evaluating the literature and determining evidence-based practices requires a working knowledge of statistics. Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach, Third Edition by Elizabeth Heavey provides just that statistical background that students need not only to enter the nursing profession but also to advance within it.
Are 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.
Statistics can be a formidable topic for nurses returning to graduate school or in a professional role. That's why we just published Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing by Myoung Jin Kim and Caroline Mallory. Peer reviewed and course tested, this text presents statistics in a readable, user-friendly format to meet the learning needs of students. The text includes key terms, critical thinking questions, and case studies incorporating research and evidence-based practice to help nurses connect statistics with everyday work in the healthcare field.