Nursing Research Chapter 3

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Unstructured interview
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Questioning research participants orally without a fixed list of questions
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Transcription
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Typing a verbatim narrative from a record interview or focus group
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Rigor
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Characteristics of study methods that give the findings credibility and greater value
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Exploratory-descriptive qualitative research
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Research based on a pragmatic philosophy and focused on increasing understanding or finding a solution
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Participant
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A person from whom data are collected during a qualitative study
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Secondary source
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Account of an even by a person who learned about the event from another person
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Qualitative research
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Systematic, subjective approach to describe life experiences and give them meaning
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Focus Group
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Gathering data from multiple participants simultaneously to encourage interaction and discussion
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Phenomenology
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Focused on the lived experience
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Ethnonursing research
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Using Dr. Leininger’s methods to describe a cultural group
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Field notes
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Notes from a research observation
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Grounded theory research
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Qualitative method that describes social processes and proposes a framework of related concepts
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Historical research
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Research of events in the past in which nurses played a role
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Bracketing
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Setting aside one’s values and perspectives during the data collection and analysis process
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Ethnographic research
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Study that explores the culture of a specific group of people or an organization
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Observation
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gathering data by being in specific environments and situations and using all of your senses to notice and record details
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Coding
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assigning a label to a key phrase or sentence in a transcript. The codes are synthesized into themes
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Researcher-participant relationship
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The communication and trust that connects the researcher and the participants and through which data are produced
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Leininger
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Developed the Sunshine Model of Transcultural Nursing Care
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Glaser and Strauss
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Early studies on dying led to the grounded method study
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Husserl
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Philosopher associated with the descriptive approach to phenomenology
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Heidegger
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Philosopher associated with the interpretive approach to phenomenology
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Mead
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Person who developed the symbolic interaction theory
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Phenomenological
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Refers to a philosophy and a research method; Studies the meaning of a lived experience
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Grounded theory
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Seek to develop a framework of concepts or theory
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Ethnographic
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May use key informants in the study of cultures; Emerged from the discipline of anthropology
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Historical
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Uses primary and secondary sources to study the past; Develops an inventory of sources
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Exploratory-descriptive qualitative
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Undertaken from a pragmatic perspective for a specific person

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