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.

Reaching a consensus on service-user involvement in courses for professionals

Aim To describe how a workshop that used a modified nominal group technique (NGT)...

Ethics and originality in doctoral research in the UK

Aim To show that the ethics governance process in the UK is not necessarily...

Using Facebook and participant information clips to recruit emergency nurses for...

Aim To examine the use of social networking sites in recruiting research...

Use of theoretical and conceptual frameworks in qualitative research

Aim To debate the definition and use of theoretical and conceptual frameworks in...

Being a practitioner: an application of Heidegger’s phenomenology

Aim To explain how Heidegger’s phenomenology can be applied to investigations of...

What does originality in research mean? A student’s perspective

Aim To provide a student’s perspective of what it means to be original when...

Adapting qualitative research strategies to technology savvy adolescents

Aim To adapt research strategies involving adolescents in a grounded theory...

An introduction to the biographical narrative interpretive method

Aim To introduce the biographical narrative interpretive method (BNIM) to nurse...

Conducting qualitative research in the context of pre-existing peer and collegial...

Aim To highlight issues and challenges faced in recruitment and interviewing during...

Challenges in combining different data sets during analysis when using grounded theory

Aim To describe the challenges in combining two data sets during grounded theory...

Using case study research as a rigorous form of inquiry

Aim To describe how case study research (CSR) was used inductively as an all-...

The roots and development of constructivist grounded theory

Aim To deconstruct how Charmaz’s constructivist grounded theory (CGT) evolved from...

Challenges and solutions during analysis in a longitudinal narrative case study

Aim To describe the challenges faced by those performing complex qualitative analysis during...

Fact or fiction: exploring the use of real stories in place of vignettes in interviews...

Aim To consider the development and use of real stories rather than vignettes in...

Methodological and ethical issues related to qualitative telephone interviews on...

Aim To explore the methodological and ethical issues of conducting qualitative telephone...

Study of irritable bowel syndrome and co-existing psychological illness

Aim To assess the feasibility of using qualitative methods to explore psychological...

Reflections on the added value of using mixed methods in the SCAPE study

Aim To reflect on the added value that a mixed method design gave in a large...

Breaking from binaries – using a sequential mixed methods design

Aim To outline the traditional worldviews of healthcare research and discuss the...

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