NUR531 terms quiz

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criteria for causality

relationship cannot be explained as being caused by a third variable

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counterfactual method of causality

effect represents the difference between the two

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manipulation

doing something to the study participants to alter results

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control group

researchers can expose this group to various conditions

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randomization

everyone has equal chance of being placed in groups

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table of numbers

tool for randomization

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cluster randomization

ex. floor 1, 5, 10 in group A

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permuted block randomization

1st 6 people in door in group A

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partially randomized patient preference design

only randomize those who dont mind

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single blind study

one group is blind (usually subjects)

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double blind study

those receiving and delivering the intervention are blind (research also doesnt know)

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after only experimental design

post-test only

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before-after experimental design

pre-test & post test

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nonexperimental (observational) research

researcher do not intervene by manipulating an independent variable (ex. high GPA more likely to pass NCLEX)

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cross over design

repeated measures- same subjects exposed to multiple conditions

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quasi-experimental design

involve an intervention but no random assignment to a group

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prevalence study

"snap shot"

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incidence study

describes over a period of time (ex. new cases of cancer in 2014)

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retrospective design

looking at historical data

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prospective design

follow the subject later. ex. look at moms who develop disease after having a baby