The Importance Of Research Design In Nursing

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CHAPTER 8 REASERCH DESIGN INTRODUCTION A research design is the framework or guide used for the planning, implementation, and analysis of a study SIGNIFICANCE  Research design offers the investigator an opportunity to carry out different research operations efficiently. This makes research as valuable as possible producing maximum information with minimum effort, time and money.  It is the plan for answering the research question or hypothesis.  Different types of questions or hypotheses demand different types of research designs, so it is important to have a broad preparation and understanding of the different types of research designs available.  Research designs are most often classified as either quantitative or qualitative.  Research design carries an important influence on the reliability…show more content…
IMPORTANT OF CONCEPT IN NURSING  Research is important to the nursing profession.  It provides new knowledge, improve health care, and challenge current nursing practice with new ideas.  The understanding of the different research design assist nursing in selecting the best design to answer a research question or test a hypothesis that provide enough evidence for change.  Nursing presents a vast range of questions which straddle both the major paradigms, and it has therefore embraced an eclectic range of research designs and begun to explore the value of critical approaches and feminist methods in its research.  The current nursing literature contains a wide spectrum of research designs exemplified in this issue, ranging from randomised controlled trials,and cohort studies, at the scientific end of the spectrum, through to grounded theory, ethnography,and phenomenology at the interpretist/naturalistic end.Future issues of this journal will explore these designs in depth. IMPORTANT OF CONCEPT IN CURRENT WORLD  Well-conducted research is vital to the success of global heath

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