Nursing Research: A Qualitative Perspective

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Patricia L. Munhall
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2001 - Medical - 672 pages
Twenty-five chapters describe the methods of and principles underlying qualitative research as it is applied to the field of nursing. Examples of various methods are provided, including phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, case study, historical research, interpretive analysis, and active re
 

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Contents

EPISTEMOLOGY IN NURSING
37
PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
65
QUALITATIVE METHODS AND EXEMPLARS
91
A METHOD
123
AN EXAMPLE OF DOING
185
THE METHOD
209
A GROUNDED
245
THE METHOD
277
THE METHOD
439
INTERPRETIVE ANALYSIS
467
THE METHOD
503
BUILDING A SNOWMAN WHILE YOU STUDY SNOW IN
521
OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
535
MODES OF RESPONSES AND DATALED
565
COMBINING QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES
579
EVALUATING QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
599

CARDIAC PATIENTS HOSPITALIZATION FOR AN ACUTE EPISODE
307
THE METHOD
359
A DESCRIPTIVE CASE STUDY
385
THE METHOD
403
THE NURSING CARE OF PATIENTS
417
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH PROPOSALS AND REPORTS
613
GETTING QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IDEAS AND HELP ONLINE
639
INDEX
647
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