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NUR 440 - Research and Evidence Based Practice

This guide is to assist NUR 440 students in using nursing databases, learning about EBP and to assist with the course project.


According to Suresh (2014) there are many uses for statistics in health science including but not limited to: normal and not normal determinations in context of health and illness, accuracy of diagnostics, planning of experiments and analysis of results, observations on history related to a disease, assessment of treatment protocol and care/treatment interventions and compilation of population health statistics (p.383). Below are resources that can help you learn about the use and method of data collection for statistics within nursing.

Source: Suresh, S. (2014). Nursing research and statistics. Retrieved from

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