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Nursing Research Using Historical Methods: Qualitative Designs and Methods in Nursing

A concise guide to nursing research, this book sets out to improve nurses’ confidence and ability to conduct research using various forms of historical analysis

A concise guide to nursing research, this book sets out to improve nurses’ confidence and ability to conduct research using various forms of historical analysis.

It is part of a series of books for new researchers and those seeking to expand their competencies about different qualitative designs and methods in nursing.

Historical research is a qualitative method in which the researcher systematically examines past events from existing documents or by interviewing individuals who lived through specific events.

As a nursing professor with expertise in teaching at all levels of qualitative research, the editor and co-author is well placed to write about the topic, and the other contributors are all experts in the field.

The book offers a variety of examples of historical method studies, including mental health research, working with Navajo communities, and second world war evacuation nursing.

It offers an in-depth plan for

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