Clinical

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.

Use of modified Delphi introduces the risk of chronological bias during clinical research interventions

Use of modified Delphi and risk of chronological bias in clinical research interventions

Raising awareness of the potential to introduce a chronological bias as a confounder

Complementing the P-value from null-hypothesis significance testing with a Bayes factor from null-hypothesis Bayesian testing

Complementing the P-value from null-hypothesis significance testing with a Bayes factor...

Reporting a Bayes factor to complement a P-value adds interpretive value to research

‘Statistical significance’ in research: wider strategies to meaningfully interpret findings

‘Statistical significance’ in research: wider strategies to interpret findings

Researchers need to focus on reporting meaningful research findings

Self-care while undertaking qualitative nursing research

Self-care while undertaking qualitative nursing research

There should be more awareness about potential risks of such research into sensitive topics

Qualitative research interviewing: reflections on power, silence and assumptions

The challenges a novice researcher faced when collecting data using narrative interviews

Why is imposter syndrome so common among nurse researchers and is it a problem?

Imposter syndrome can be unsettling, particularly with specific exposure or peer review

Clinical academic research internships for nurses and allied health professionals

Determining facilitators and barriers to nurses’ participation and engagement in internships

How to embed a conceptual or theoretical framework into a dissertation study design

How to embed a conceptual or theoretical framework into a dissertation study design

The benefits of applying a theoretical framework to a research project

Presenting research reflexivity in your PhD thesis

Presenting research reflexivity in your PhD thesis

This article highlights the importance of reflexivity in research

Approaches to reviewing the literature in grounded theory: a framework

An overview of grounded theory and how different approaches might tackle literature reviews

Development and validation of a methodology to measure the time taken by hospital nurses to make vital signs observations

A methodology to measure time taken by hospital nurses to make vital signs observations

Development and validation of a methodology for observing time taken for vital signs

Bio-behavioural research in a rare disease population: a doctoral student’s experience

Bio-behavioural research in a rare disease population: a doctoral student’s experience

The challenges in researching rare diseases and possible solutions

Using legitimation criteria to establish rigour in sequential mixed-methods research

Legitimation criteria enable researchers to maintain quality throughout their studies

Using exploratory factor analysis to define levels of ontology in critical realism

How exploratory factor analysis can help define the domains of ontology in critical realism

Psychoanalytically informed research interviewing: notes on the free association...

How to carry out and analyse research interviews informed by psychoanalysis

How to synthesise original findings back into the literature

A reintroduction to concurrent analysis

Application and tailoring of Colaizzi’s phenomenological approach to a hospital setting

Validating findings is an important part of research methodology

Exploring the challenges of using electronic health record systems in nursing research

Consistent and comparable electronic health record systems are important

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