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Peer Reviewed


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NLM Title Abbreviation

Rev Lat Am Enfermagem

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE)

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This third article of the series "An Overview of Research Designs Relevant to Nursing" presents the use of mixed or multiple methods in nursing research. The use of mixed or multiple methods is a growing trend that offers another option for researchers in addressing the complex health problems faced in nursing today. Understanding of all methods and all combinations of methods facilitate the conduction and dissemination of research to serve nursing practice.


Multimethod Studies, Research Methodology, Research, Nursing, Qualitative Studies, Quantitative Studies, Triangulation

Published Article/Book Citation

The definitive version was published in Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem (RLAE), 15:5 (2007) pp.1046-1049.


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

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