This nursing research text focuses on how to read, understand, analyze, and evaluate research for utilization in clinical practice. Acclaimed for its readability, clear presentation, and balanced coverage of quantitative and qualitative nursing research, the text provides in-depth research utilization and utilization models in current practice. This thoroughly updated Second Edition has a greater focus on evidence-based practice, developing critiquing skills, and continued expansion of qualitative research. The text includes full research reports, several with full written critiques. Several of the chapters have been fully revised to reflect the needs of the Canadian market.