Nursing

Research is an essential part for the growth of any profession in today‚Äôs world. Nursing research is a systemic inquiry to answer the question or problems encountered in the clinical practice, education and administration.   Research studies have great importance in nursing profession because it provide strong evidence that help nurses to make sound clinical decision and judgment in the clinical setting; it helps to give evidence based nursing care to the patient that would be clinically appropriate, cost effective and result in positive outcome of patient. Moreover, it assists to elevate the standard and reputation of nursing profession. In addition, knowledge contribution will be increased in the discipline.   Therefore, nurses are expected to understand and conduct research in their field. This article explains   nursing research, and mentions the philosophy of quantitative and qualitative research.   In this article they focus on quantitative research design.   Quantitative research," also called "empirical research," refers to any research based on something that can be accurately and precisely measured.   For example, it is possible to discover exactly how many times per second a hummingbird's wings beat and measure the corresponding effects on its physiology.   The article states that: Quantitative research is all about quantifying relationships between variables. Variables are things like weight, performance, time, and treatment. variable are measured on a sample of subjects, which can be tissues, cells, animals, or humans. You express the relationship between variable using effect statistics, such as correlations, relative frequencies, or differences between means. I deal with these statistics and other aspects of analysis.
In my opinion, in order to obtain accurate results we must use a mixture of both qualitative research, and quantitative research.   Because quantitative focuses more on objective straight forward finding, but qualitative focuses on subjective...