Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

1-1-2007

Journal, Book or Conference Title

Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE)

NLM Title Abbreviation

Rev Lat Am Enfermagem

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

Published Article/Book Citation

The definitive version was published in Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE), 15:4 (2007) pp.684-688.

Rights

Author posting. Copyright © Valmi D. Sousa, Martha Driessnack and Isabel Amelia Costa Mendes, 2007. This article is posted for personal use, not for redistribution.

 

URL

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