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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.

Developing and conducting appreciative inquiry interviews

The importance of reflexivity in the appreciative inquiry research process
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Undertaking pre-pilot work to gain an empathetic insight into participants’ perspectives

Pre-pilot work and a reflective approach can strengthen rigour, as well as assist in planning

Patient and public involvement in research design and oversight

Nurse researchers are ideally placed to collaborate with patients and public in research

Interpretative phenomenological analysis and adults with intellectual disabilities

Strategies for recruiting and collecting data from adults with intellectual disabilities

Maintaining momentum in action research

Critical reflection can help identify and overcome the challenges arising in action research

Experiences of an insider researcher – interviewing your own colleagues

Reflections on insider research by participants in a constructionist grounded theory study

Evidence and practice: a review of vignettes in qualitative research

How to develop insight into the research process by developing vignettes as a research tool

Using audiovisual vignettes to collect data remotely on complex clinical care

Insight into vignettes used in research and education to explore complex clinical situations

Using naturalistic inquiry to inform qualitative description

Researchers need to undertake research that resonates with their beliefs, values and purpose

Practice-informed guidance for undertaking remotely delivered mental health research

Remotely delivered appointments could be used to obtain informed consent and collect data

Developing a tool for the teaching of pressure injury on people with darker skin tones

Designing a tool for collecting data by analysing teaching materials

Constructing a middle-range theory to explain the uptake of hepatitis C tests in prison

Developing middle-range theories requires an understanding of data collected and subject area

A simplified approach to critically appraising research evidence

The ability to understand and evaluate research builds strong evidence-based practitioners

A practical guide to the systematic application of nominal group technique

This article provides a rationale for selecting nominal group technique as a research method

Methodological issues when using photo-elicitation in qualitative research

This article discusses the significance of photo-elicitation in qualitative research

A practical example of exploratory factor analysis and critical realism

How exploratory factor analysis can link levels of ontology in critical realism

Misclassification and measurement error – planning a study and interpreting results

Understanding effects of measurement error will enable researchers to interpret study results

When and how to use factorial design in nursing research

Determining the effects of combinations of interventions in clinical research