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.

An adaptable instrument and method for exploring care and compassion

Background Narratives, particularly when visual and auditory elements are added to words,...

A study exploring the protean responses of nurses transitioning to primary healthcare

Background Healthcare systems are faced with changing community health profiles and ageing...

Applying heuristic inquiry to nurse migration from the UK to Australia

Background Heuristic inquiry is a research approach that improves understanding of the...

An exemplar of naturalistic inquiry in general practice research

Background Before beginning any research project, novice researchers must consider which...

Follow-up study of people who misuse alcohol: reflections on methodology

Background Considerable challenges exist for researchers attempting to monitor...

A demonstration of mixed-methods research in the health sciences

Background The growth of patient, community and population-centred nursing research is a...

An examination of responses to surveys among Filipino-Australian migrants

Background Surveys are frequently used to collect data. Although paper surveys are commonly...

Engaging offenders on probation in health research: lessons from the field

Background Offenders on probation are considered to be ‘hard to reach’ by researchers...

Translation and validation of the Arabic version of the Self-care of Heart Failure Index

Background Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome with high demands for self-care. The...

Lessons learned on approaches to data collection and analysis from a pilot study

Background Pilot studies are more commonly associated with quantitative research, and their...

Staying theoretically sensitive when conducting grounded theory research

Background Grounded theory (GT) is founded on the premise that underlying social patterns...

Debriefing as a form of reflection and catharsis for researchers

Background The collection of sensitive data can arouse emotional reactions and researchers...

The research relationship in narrative enquiry

Background Many nurse researchers have embraced narrative methods because of the power of...

A partnership model for a reflective narrative for researcher and participant

Background Conceptual frameworks are important to ensure a clear underpinning research...

Visualising nursing data using correspondence analysis

Background Digitally stored, large healthcare datasets enable nurses to use ‘big data’...

Staying theoretically sensitive when conducting grounded theory research

Background Grounded theory (GT) is founded on the premise that underlying social patterns...

Debriefing as a form of reflection and catharsis for researchers

Background: The collection of sensitive data can arouse emotional reactions and researchers...

A partnership model for a reflective narrative for researcher and participant

Background Conceptual frameworks are important to ensure a clear underpinning research...

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