Mixed methods research for nursing and the health sciences / edited by Sharon Andrew and Elizabeth J. Halcomb.
Contributor(s): Andrew, Sharon | Halcomb, Elizabeth.Material type: TextSeries: Wiley Online Library.Publisher: Chichester, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2009Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 230 pages) : illustrations, plans.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444316506 (electronic bk.); 1444316508 (electronic bk.); 9786612306044; 6612306041; 1282306049; 9781282306042.Subject(s): Nursing -- Research -- Methodology | Medical sciences -- Research -- Methodology | Qualitative research | Quantitative researchAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Mixed methods research for nursing and the health sciences.DDC classification: 610.73072 Other classification: 44.10 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction to mixed methods research for nursing and the health sciences -- Does mixed methods constitute a change in paradigm? -- Designs for mixed methods research -- Managing mixed methods projects -- Data collection in mixed methods research -- Analysing mixed methods data -- From rigour to trustworthiness : validating mixed methods -- Reporting mixed methods projects -- Mixed methods intervention trials -- A mixed method sequential explanatory study : police referrals to a psychiatric facility -- Action research as a mixed methods design : a palliative approach in residential aged care -- Future challenges for mixed methods research in nursing and the health sciences.
Mixed methods research combines quantitative and qualitative research methods in a single study. The use of mixed methods research is increasingly popular in nursing and health sciences research. This growth in popularity has been driven by the increasing complexity of research problems relating to human health and wellbeing. Mixed Method Research for Nursing and the Health Sciences is an accessible, practical guide to the design, conduct and reporting of mixed method research in nursing or the health sciences. Each chapter stands alone, describing the various steps of the research process, bu.