Foundations of Nursing Research Fourth Edition A conversational style and comprehensive, step-by-step approach makes Foundations of Nursing Research, Fourth Edition one of the best-selling research texts for nurses. Following the steps of the nursing process, it diligently moves from problem identification and literature review, to development of hypotheses, design formulation, samples and data collection and data analysis. Case studies and self-tests provide further review. Additional features include: New - Concepts of evidence-based practice and its implications for nursing practice. New - Nursing Research on the Web sections that highlight online resources and refer to the Companion Website, www.prenhall.com/nieswiadomy. Updated - Review of the Literature provides the most current nursing research. Excerpts from 58 published nursing research studies. Get-Involved Activities provide real-life examples of what it is like in the field. Self-tests allow for reinforcement and review of material. Critiquing guidelines highlight steps for judging the appropriateness of study findings. Comprehensive Technology Solutions New ~ Companion Website (www.prenhall.com/nieswiadomy) A text-specific, online, review it provides additional learning activities, opportunities to perform research searches and links to related resources. New ~ Online Course Management Systems - Ask your Prentice Hall Representative or go to www.prenhall.com/demo for more information about the Blackboard, CourseCompass, and WebCT courses that accompany Foundations of Nursing Research, Fourth Edition.Nieswiadomy, Rose M. is the author of 'Foundations of Nursing Research', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130339911 and ISBN 0130339911.