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Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research

Edited by: Cheryl Tatano Beck

Print publication date:  April  2013
Online publication date:  April  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415673563
eBook ISBN: 9780203409527
Adobe ISBN: 9781136703331

10.4324/9780203409527
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Qualitative research, once on the fringes, now plays a central part in advancing nursing and midwifery knowledge, contributing to the development of the evidence base for healthcare practice. Divided into four parts, this authoritative handbook contains over forty chapters on the state of the art and science of qualitative research in nursing.

The first part begins by addressing the significance of qualitative inquiry to the development of nursing knowledge, and then goes on to explore in depth programs of qualitative nursing research. The second section focuses on a wide range of core qualitative methods, from descriptive phenomenology, through to formal grounded theory and to ethnography, and narrative research. The third section highlights key issues and controversies in contemporary qualitative nursing research, including discussion of ethical and political issues, evidence-based practice and Internet research. The final section takes a unique look at qualitative nursing research as it is practiced throughout the world with chapters on countries and regions from the UK and Europe, North America, Australasia, Latin America, to Japan, China, and Korea.

With an international selection of established scholars contributing, this is an essential overview and will help to propel qualitative research in nursing well into the twenty-first century. It is an invaluable reference for all nursing researchers.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction to qualitative nursing research Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The development of qualitative nursing research Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Building on “grab,” attending to “fit,” and being prepared to “modify” Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The power of qualitative inquiry Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Learning about the nature of fatigue Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Using a qualitative method to describe the experiences of living with chronic pain syndrome Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Qualitative research program in the care of ventilator-dependent ICU patients Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Cultural aspects of Latino early childhood obesity Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Bringing visibility to an invisible phenomenon Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Descriptive phenomenology Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Interpretive phenomenology Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Glaserian grounded theory Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Strauss’ grounded theory Download PDF
Chapter  14:  New directions in grounded theory Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Traditional ethnography Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Ethnonursing method of Dr. Madeleine Leininger Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Critical ethnography Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Institutional ethnography Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Historical research in nursing Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Narrative inquiry Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Discourse analysis Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Interpretive description Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Focus groups Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Participatory Action Research Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Metasynthesis Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Synthesizing qualitative and quantitative research findings Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Ethical issues in qualitative nursing research Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Politics and qualitative nursing research Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Internet qualitative research Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Secondary qualitative data analysis Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Evidence-based practice Download PDF
Chapter  32:  International qualitative nursing research Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Qualitative nursing research in Ireland Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Qualitative nursing research in Canada Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Australia and New Zealand qualitative nursing research Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Qualitative nursing research in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Qualitative nursing research in Spain Download PDF
Chapter  38:  State of the science of qualitative nursing research in Portugal Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Finland and Sweden Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Qualitative nursing research in Norway, Denmark and Iceland Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Qualitative nursing research in the Netherlands and Flanders Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Qualitative nursing research in Korea Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Qualitative nursing research in Japan Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Qualitative nursing research in South-East Asia, China and Taiwan Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Future directions in international qualitative nursing research Download PDF
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