KEISER NUR4166 Week 2 Quiz Latest 2018
Which statement accurately reflects a characteristic of a well-written literature review?
Only a few key reports by the same author should be included if that author has published extensively on the topic under study.
The review should primarily contain reports supportive of your general hypothesis about the problem under study.
The review should include reports that both support and contradict your own ideas.
The review should clearly identify points that have been proven by previous research.
What study design flaw may lead to a failure to achieve statistical significance?
Variables precisely defined
Adequate exposure to the intervention
Small sample size
Cross-sectional data collection
Which of the following is a major source of ideas for research problems?
Theories or conceptual frameworks, nursing code of ethics, Personal nursing experience
Personal nursing experience, nursing literature, nursing code of ethics
Nursing code of ethics, Nursing literature, Theories or conceptual frameworks
Nursing literature, Theories or conceptual frameworks, Personal nursing experience
Participatory Action Research aims to produce which of the following?
Knowledge, Stability, Action
Action, Knowledge, Empowerment
Empowerment, Action, Stability
Stability, Empowerment, Knowledge
Which of the following would be a primary source for a research literature review?
A meta-analysis appearing in the Cochrane Reviews
A metasynthesis published in the journal Qualitative Health Research
An experimental study published in the journal Research in Nursing & Health
A systematic review published in the journal Nursing Research
Which of the following is an important characteristic of a high-quality literature review?
Restricted to articles written in nursing journals
Restricted to recent studies
Full of opinions
Reproducible, with justifiable decision rules
What is the strongest method of controlling for intrinsic (subject) factors?
Ethnographers strive to do which of the following?
Understand human cultures
Develop an etic perspective
Link the etic and emic perspectives into a unified whole
Understand the essence of a phenomenon
Participant observation is a data collection strategy used in almost all of which of the following?
Descriptive qualitative studies
A group of nurses collaboratively identified the following research question on their unit, “What is the decision-making process among intensive care unit nurses who decide to discuss spiritual issues with patients?”. Which of the following statements is mostregarding this research question:
It is most likely to be addressed using a quantitative approach
It is most likely to be addressed using a qualitative approach
It is not a worthy topic for a nursing research study
It is not appropriately worded for a research study
The power of theories lies in their ability to do which of the following?
Explain large segments of human experience
Minimize the number of words required to explain phenomena and, thereby, eliminate semantic problems
Prove conclusively that relationships exist among the phenomena studied
Articulate the nature of relationships among phenomena
The building blocks of theory include which of the following?
Which of the following is the most effective method for controlling participant factors?
Using a homogeneous sample
Identify the independent variable(s) from the following research question: “What is the effect of acetaminophen and ibuprofen on liver function in female adolescents with hepatitis?”
female adolescents with hepatitis, liver function
ibuprofen, liver function
liver function, acetaminophen
In a research report, the statement of purpose is normally found where?
In the abstract
In the first paragraph of the report
At the end of the introduction
At the beginning of the method section
In conducting a subject search in an electronic database, you would most likely initiate the search by typing in which of the following?
An author's name
Restrictions to the search
A topic or keyword
An ancestor or descendant
Every well-planned nursing research study should have which of the following?
In a qualitative study, the nurse researcher becomes involved with the research process and must ensure that his or her own preconceived beliefs and opinions do not influence the data that is emerging from the study. The way the researcher does this is by which of the following?
A true experiment requires which of the following?
Control, Intervention, Randomization
Intervention, Sample, Control
Blinding, Randomization, Intervention
Randomization, Sample, Blinding
Which of the following concepts are central to nursing models?
Human beings, Nutrition, Wellness
Environment, Health, Wellness
Health, Human beings, Environment
Nutrition, Health, Wellness