• Your 24/7 Study Community
    Let our members and experts help you today.
    Ask a question on your homework, textbook problem or any subject topic.
    Answer other members' questions for self-practice, posting credits, and goodwill.
  • Learn more...  What type of user are you?
    High School Student College Student Parent Educator Subject Enthusiast
  • Ace Your Classes
    with the help of Biology Forums' online study community...
    ...where you can find real help from students, educators, and subject enthusiasts.
    It's free!
    Join Today
Who Are We?
Biology Forums - Study Force is a global study community comprised of students and teachers helping each other understand how to solve problems for science, business, nursing, humanities, and mathematically-based subjects.
Q and A Experts
Study Resources
We provides access to various types of study material (e.g. textbook solutions, topic notes, sample problems, illustrations, practice exams) created by us, indexed from the web, or contributed by our members.
Video Tutorials
Textbook Solutions
Our tools, content, and community empower students to push the limits of their learning capabilities.
From Our Gallery
Enhance your visual learning  Download and share pictures with your free membership.
What better way to learn than with access to over 25,000 diagrams, photos, and illustration.
Our Videos are Simple, Yet Effective
Skip the theory  The best way to learn is by watching tons of video examples.
Get right to answering questions with step-by-step explanations in HD quality!
Online Flashcards
Study, learn, and test youself  Whether you want to memorize every bone in the body or prepare for the upcoming MCAT, our web-based flashcard maker has you covered.
A nurse researcher decides to conduct a qualitative research study. With which of the following would the researcher be involved?
  A) Collection of numerical data
  B) Determination of cause and effect
A group of students is reviewing information about evidence-based practice in preparation for an exam. The students demonstrate understanding of the information when they identify which of the following as associated with evidence-based practice?
A nursing student is conducting a literature review via the Internet to identify a problem area that may be applicable in scope for nursing. When conducting the search, which of the following would be most important for the student to keep in...
The nurse understands that general systems theory has important implications in nursing. Which of the following is an assumption of the general systems theory?
  A) Human systems are open and dynamic.
  B) All humans...
One step in implementing evidence-based practice is to ask a question about a clinical area of interest or an intervention. The most common method is the PICO format. Which of the following accurately defines the letters in the PICO acronym?
What was significant about the promotion of the National Center for Nursing Research to the current National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)?
  A) Increased numbers of articles are published in research journals.
Why are the developmental theories important to nursing practice?
  A) They describe how parts work together as a system.
  B) They outline the process of human growth and development.
  C) They define human...
A staff nurse asks a student, Why in the world are you studying nursing theory? How would the student best respond?
  A) Our school requires we take it before we can graduate.
  B) We do it so we know more than your...
During the first half of the 20th century, a change in the structure of society resulted in changed roles for women and, in turn, for nursing. What was one of these changes?
  A) More women retired from the workforce to raise...
A client undergoing chemotherapy for a brain tumor believes that having a good attitude will help in the healing process. This is an example of what type of knowledge?
  A) Science
  B) Philosophy
A student nurse learns how to give injections from the nurse manager. This is an example of the acquisition of what type of knowledge?
  A) Authoritative
  B) Traditional
  C) Scientific
The practice of changing patients' bedclothes each day in acute care settings is an example of what type of knowledge?
  A) Authoritative
  B) Traditional
  C) Scientific
  D) Applied
We're Social
Follow us on your favorite social media platform