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.

Grounded theory in nursing research: Part 3 — Application

In the first article in this series, the methodological characteristics of grounded...

Research philosophy: towards an understanding

In this paper, Frank Crossan argues that the distinction between quantitative and...

Research governance and postgraduate nurse education: the tensions and some solutions

In this paper Lorraine Ellis and Sue Peckover discuss the implications of the...

Analysis of phenomenological data generated with children as research participants

Phenomenology as a research method is increasingly used in nursing. It has been...

Testing a new tool: the management of aggression and violence attitude scale (MAVAS)

Perhaps due to the complexities of the problem of aggression and violence, and to...

Evaluating an assessment scale of irrational beliefs for people with mental health...

In this paper, Douglas MacInnes examines the validity of a measure of irrational...

Clinical supervision: models, measures and best practice

Julie Winstanley and Edward White examine clinical supervision, which is...

Requesting access for research purposes: issues and guidelines

One of the main considerations in the early stages of the research process is the...

Illuminative case study design: a new approach to the evaluation of continuing...

Drawing on illuminative evaluation methods originally developed for use in...

Using conjoint interviews to research the lived experience of elderly rural couples

Understanding the experiences of elderly rural couples in accessing health services...

The mentor’s tale: a reflexive account of semi-structured interviews

In this article, Helen Hand provides an account of personal experience as a novice...

Ethnography and reflexivity: emotions and feelings in fieldwork

In this paper, Glynis Pellatt focuses on the importance of reflexivity, with...

Reflexivity: a personal journey during data collection

In this article Mary Carolan explores the notion of reflexivity as it applies to...

Interaction as an ethically sensitive subject of research

In this paper, Hanna Maijala, Päivi Åstedt-Kurki and Eija Paavilainen discuss...

Illustrating the ethical dimensions of action research

Graham Williamson and Sue Prosser discuss the ethical dimensions of action research...

The ethics of research with children

In this article, the focus of which is research with children, Peter Allmark...

An approach to the phenomenological analysis of data

In this paper, Helena Priest describes and justifies a phenomenological research...

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