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.

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...

Insights into the use and complexities of the Policy Delphi technique

Aim To describe the Policy Delphi technique and show how it was used in a research...

Barriers to questionnaire completion: understanding the AIDS/HIV patient’s perspective

Aim To determine what encourages or discourages AIDS/HIV patients from completing...

Qualitative interviewing: methodological challenges in Arab settings

Aim To explore some of the main methodological challenges faced by interviewers in...

Specific design features of an interpretative phenomenological analysis study

Aim Report of an innovative use of interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA)...

Engaging men with penile cancer in qualitative research: reflections from an interview-...

Aim To explore the challenges of engaging men with penile cancer in qualitative...

Electronic surveys: how to maximise success

Aim To draw on the researchers’ experience of developing and distributing a UK-wide...

Congruence between the Indian Diabetes Risk Score and Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk...

Aim To evaluate the performance of the simplified Indian Diabetes Risk Score (IDRS...

Development of a factorial survey to explore restricting a child’s movement for a...

Aim To report on the development of a factorial survey to explore nurses’...

An action research approach to practice, service and legislative change

Aims To describe the action research approach taken to engage a multidisciplinary...

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