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Conducting research off the side of your desk: A case study


Jong, A and Shaw, E and Brehrens, H and Ellis, I, Conducting research off the side of your desk: A case study, Day Surgery Australia, 12, (1) pp. 4-7. ISSN 1446-8999 (2013) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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Clinical nursing research is one of the core elements on which evidence-based nursing is founded. As nurses we are expected to be familiar with the concept of research, know how to read a research paper and know how to incorporate the research evidence into our clinical practice. The "ANMC Competency Standards for Registered Nurses" Critical Thinking and Analysis domain element "Practices within an evidence-based framework" give us an unequivocal imperative to participate in research. However, for many nurses, the thought of conducting their own clinical research is daunting and so it was for us: two novice nurse researchers.

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Item Type:Professional, Refereed Article
Keywords:case study, day surgery, translational research
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Clinical sciences
Research Field:Gastroenterology and hepatology
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Provision of health and support services
Objective Field:Nursing
UTAS Author:Shaw, E (Ms Elissa Shaw)
UTAS Author:Brehrens, H (Mrs Heidi Behrens)
UTAS Author:Ellis, I (Professor Isabelle Skinner)
ID Code:85612
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Rural Clinical School
Deposited On:2013-07-24
Last Modified:2014-06-16

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