Nursing Care Research is a detailed systematic study of a problem in the field of nursing. Nursing care research is practice-or discipline-oriented and is essential for the continued development of the scientific base of professional nursing practice. Every nurse practitioner can benefit from knowing why nursing research is important, how research is conducted and how research informs patient care. Nursing research also helps nursing respond to changes in the healthcare environment, patient populations and government regulations. As a nursing researcher make discoveries, the practice of nursing continues to change.