Journal, Book or Conference Title
Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE)
NLM Title Abbreviation
Rev Lat Am Enfermagem
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.
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.
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