Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

1-1-2007

NLM Title Abbreviation

Rev Lat Am Enfermagem

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE)

PubMed ID

17957836

Abstract

This second article of the series "An Overview of Research Designs Relevant to Nursing" presents qualitative research designs. Phenomenological, ground theory, ethnography, narrative inquiry, and other related qualitative-related research methodologies are described. In addition, the importance of qualitative research as groundwork for quantitative studies is discussed. This link between qualitative and quantitative research is fundamental to promote evidence-based nursing practice.

Keywords

Qualitative Studies, Research Methodology, Research, Nursing, Action Research, Ethnographic Research, Grounded Theory, Narratives, Phenomenological Research

Journal Article Version

Version of Record

Published Article/Book Citation

Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE), 15:4 (2007) pp.684-688.

Rights

Copyright © Valmi D. Sousa, Martha Driessnack and Isabel Amelia Costa Mendes, 2007. Posted by permission.

 

URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/657