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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.

The conceptual framework and the iterative elements of doctoral nursing research design

The research design element should reflect the iterative reality of the process

Constructivist grounded theory in mental-health recovery in multi-ethnic environments

CGT provides a flexible but systematic approach for multi-ethnic environments

Validity and reliability of the psychometric properties of a child abuse questionnaire

The tools used to examine this concept need to be reliable and valid

Use of focus group data from countries with linguistic differences

Exploring contemporary examples of translating, analysing and presenting focus group data

Ethical considerations when conducting research with young people with disabilities

Ethical issues on access, recruitment, consent, anonymity, confidentiality and other issues

Using group concept mapping to explore the complexities of managing children’s care

The method can not only be appealing, but useful in aiding practice development

Ethical challenges in accessing participants at a research site

Background One of the main requirements of qualitative research is to obtain access to...

Conducting nursing research in low-and middle-income countries

A reflexive account using a case-study methodology of experiences, challenges and solutions

Why undertake a clinical academic internship? A novice researcher’s reflection

Research internships offer nurses insight and exposure to a wealth of research

Narrative research methods with vulnerable people: sharing insights

Producing well-told narratives can transform practice

Innovations in dissemination: research participants sharing stories at a conference

Involving research participants can provide unique perspectives, but needs careful planning

Is Facebook a viable recruitment tool?

Background Effective participant recruitment strategies are crucial to the success of...

Using storylines for bilingual dissemination of a grounded theory

Disseminating findings through a storyline written in the local language

Decision-tables for inferential statistical tests in comparative and correlation studies

Structured decision-tables can help in choosing which statistical tests to use

Strategies for balancing internal and external validity in evaluations of interventions

Review of strategies in an evaluation of a cognitive-behavioural intervention for insomnia

Implementing the actor-partner interdependence model for dyadic data analysis

This article may help to create a more consistent framework for nurse researchers

Memory in narratives and stories: implications for nursing research

The meanings underpinning memories are central to qualitative enquiry and are to be valued

Temporality and existential mood in Heideggerian phenomenology

Background The philosophical perspective of a research methodology should explicitly...