Practice-Based Evidence and Qualitative Inquiry
Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 05/08/2012
Leeman J et al. – Qualitative inquiry has an essential role to play in incorporating more practice–based evidence into the evidence base for nursing practice.Methods
- The authors present a framework for the use of qualitative methods to contribute to the following categories of practice-based evidence: (a) practice-based interventions and implementation strategies, (b) causal mechanisms, (c) approaches to adaptation, (d) how-to guidance, (e) unanticipated effects, and (f) relevant contextual factors.
- Qualitative inquiry has an essential role to play in incorporating more practice-based evidence into the evidence base for nursing practice.