"Qualitative Research" Essays and Research Papers

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Qualitative Research

What is so stressful about caring for a dying patient? Nursing 314 – Research February 3, 2013 What is so stressful about caring for a dying patient? Death is something that we all have to deal with, be it in our profession or in our daily lives. This article discusses the reasons why caring for dying patients is stressful for nurses and is a high risk for burn out. The article also gives findings related to the study and gives recommendations based on the results. The study shows that...

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Qualitative Research Study

Research Review: A Qualitative Study of Patient Needs and Preferences at Discharge following an AMI Grand Canyon University NRS 433 V February 26, 2011 Research Review: A Qualitative Study of Patient Needs and Preferences at Discharge following an AMI Introduction Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of deaths worldwide and is responsible for one-third of all deaths in the United States (Scrutinio, Temporelli, Passantino, & Giannuzzi, 2009). Inpatient interventions are utilized...

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Qualitative Research Critique

Qualitative Research Critique Grand Canyon University: NRS-433V October 19, 2014 Qualitative Research Critique “High rates of staff turnover in nursing homes is not a recent phenomenon. As far back as the mid-1970s studies have documented average turnover rates for registered nurses (RNs), licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) and certified nurse’s aides (CNAs) ranging between 55% and 75%” (Mor,V., Mukamel, D.B., & Spector,W. D. 2009, 1). Long term care facilities (LTC) have staffing issues...

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Wendy's Case Study: Qualitative Research to Streamline Capacity to Help Enhance the Brand

performance, the company seeks to evaluate the standards of client satisfaction with its services.  Qualitative research would streamline the capacity of Wendy’s to enhance its brand. The research framework will help in streamlining the capacity of Wendy’s to compete effectively with the dominant market leaders.  Question 1 In order to expand further in the United States, qualitative research will be the main frameworks of survey by Wendy’s. Although the company has a substantial market share...

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Qualitative Research

Qualitative research is a generic term for investigative methodologies described as ethnographic, naturalistic, anthropological, field, or participant observer research. It emphasizes the importance of looking at variables in the natural setting in which they are found. Interaction between variables is important. Detailed data is gathered through open ended questions. The interviewer is an integral part of the investigation (Jacob 1988). This differs from quantitative research which attempts...

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Qualitative Critique

Qualitative Critique Christi Garrick NUR 518 March 3, 2013 Veta Massey Qualitative Critique Nurses have provided end of life care to dying patients for centuries. The impact of death on families has been well documented, but there is very little information regarding the impact of death on nurses (Gerow et. al. 2010). Gerow et. al. (2010) conducted a study to describe the lived experiences of nurses dealing with the death of patients. The research question or purpose of the study involves...

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Research Method

has been unemployed for more than 21 months. Question 2 Part (c) Report on the unique characteristic of qualitative and quantitative research strategy Quantitative and qualitative researches are based on different paradigms. Qualitative research strategy focuses mainly on words, human behaviour in the cultural context, attitudes and life experiences rather than numerical data (IPA Research Strategy. 2010). It focuses on collecting information to confirm how the variables interrelate. It is subjective...

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Study: Qualitative Research and Work-life Balance

difference between 24/7 and 9to-5 departments. B. The methods of diagnosis should be a key focus. While a survey or quantitative instrument could provide some key information, effective diagnosis would likely involve both quantitative and qualitative data. Qualitative approaches would include focus groups or interviews. Quantitative data could show average or mean support by department managers for an issue like flexible scheduling, but would not begin to explore the issues of flexible scheduling in...

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NUR518 Qualitative study Analysis

 Qualitative Research Article Analysis Stacey Simmons NUR/518 Date: April, 3, 2014 Margaret L. Colucciello, PhD, RN Qualitative Research Article Analysis Nursing Article: Thornburg, P., Myers, S, Paige, V. & Grubaugh, K. (2008). Nurses' experiences of caring while letting go. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 10 (6), 382-391. Purpose is Stated, Research Design Method is Analyzed Purpose: The researchers of this study proposed to “expand what is known about the meaning of caring...

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A Qualitative Critique: Emergency Contraceptive Pills

A Qualitative Critique: Emergency Contraceptive Pills Heidi Plesniarski University of Rochester Research Problem and Significance The qualitative research article by Beaulieu, Kools, Kennedy, & Humphreys (2011) has a clearly identified phenomenon of interest. The author’s intent was to explore the phenomenon of young adult couples’ experiences with Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECPs) and the potential reasons for its underuse. However, this specific article only presents the conclusions...

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