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Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

Practical impressions of interpretative phenomenological analysis from the novice’s standpoint

Practical impressions of interpretative phenomenological analysis from the novice’s...

Background Interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) is an approach to qualitative...

A review of the non-equivalent control group post-test-only design

A review of the non-equivalent control group post-test-only design

Background Quantitative research designs are broadly classified as either experimental or...

Silence

Screaming silences: lessons from the application of a new research framework

Background The Silences Framework ( Serrant-Green 2011 ) originated from research exploring...

Data analysis

Using the framework approach to analyse qualitative data: a worked example

Background Data management and analysis are crucial stages in research, particularly...

Giving voice to adults with intellectual disabilities and experience of mental ill-health: validity of a psychosocial approach

Giving voice to adults with intellectual disabilities and experience of mental ill-...

Background Mental ill-health is more prevalent among adults with intellectual disabilities (...

A systematic review of structural equation modelling in nursing research

A systematic review of structural equation modelling in nursing research

Background A growing number of nursing studies have used structural equation modelling (SEM...

Using ‘draw, write and tell’ to understand children’s health-related experiences

Using ‘draw, write and tell’ to understand children’s health-related experiences

Background In recognising the capability and rights of children to express their experiences...

Finding the stories: a novice qualitative researcher learns to analyse narrative inquiry data

Finding the stories: a novice qualitative researcher learns to analyse narrative...

Background Qualitative research skills, especially those used in narrative inquiry, are...

Assessment

Content validation of the evidence-based nursing practice assessment tool

Background The authors designed the evidence-based nursing practice assessment tool (EBNPAT...

Translation

Challenges in adapting a survey: ensuring cross-cultural equivalence

Background The increase in the number of international research studies means more surveys...

A reflection on the challenges in interviewing Arab participants

A reflection on the challenges in interviewing Arab participants

Background Cultural beliefs and ways of thinking need to be considered when interviewing...

Malaysian culture

Using hermeneutic phenomenology and the ethnographic principle of cultural...

Background The interpretive paradigm and hermeneutic phenomenological design are the most...

Reflections of a black African insider researcher

Background There is a growing body of literature providing reflective accounts and critical...

The use of the Medical Research Council framework in the study of complex interventions...

Background Nursing care addresses several complex interventions and international research...

Recruiting and engaging African-American men in health research

Background Improving the health of black and minority ethnic (BME) men in the US continues...

Disseminating research information through Facebook and Twitter (DRIFT): presenting an

The internet and social media have become a large part of everyday life for many people

Use of pragmatism to explore women’s experiences of traumatic brain injury: a...

Background Although more men than women sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI),...

Introduction to positivism, interpretivism and critical theory

Background There are three commonly known philosophical research paradigms used to guide...

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