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.

Methodological tools for the collection and analysis of participant observation data...

Aim To give clarity to the analysis of participant observation in nursing when...

Conducting international nursing research: challenges and opportunities

Aim To describe practical experiences before, during and after gaining entry into...

Reflecting on the challenges of choosing and using a grounded theory approach

Aim To explore three different approaches to grounded theory and consider some of...

Lessons learned from conducting qualitative research in a hospital

Aim To examine unexpected barriers to the conduct of hospital research during a...

As others see us: what PhD students say about supervisors

Aim To explore the attitudes that doctoral students share with each other in an...

Researcher or nurse? Difficulties of undertaking semi-structured interviews on...

Aim To reflect on the author’s personal and professional journey when undertaking semi-...

Nurses’ experiences of ethnographic fieldwork

Aim To reflect on the experiences of nurses performing ethnographic fieldwork in...

Social research design: framework for integrating philosophical and practical elements

Aim To provide and elucidate a comprehensible framework for the design of social...

Explaining why nurses remain in or leave bedside nursing: a critical ethnography

Aim To describe the application of critical ethnography to explain nurses’...

Conducting qualitative longitudinal research using interpretative phenomenological...

Aim To discuss the methodological and epistemological challenges experienced when...

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...

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