Chapter 12. Future Challenges for Mixed Methods Research in Nursing and the Health Sciences

  1. Sharon Andrew RN RM DipAppSc(NursEd), BAppSc, MSc(Hons), PhD, FRCNA Senior Lecturer Head and
  2. Elizabeth J. Halcomb RN BN(Hons), GradCert IntCareNurs, PhD, MRCNA Senior Lecturer
  1. Sharon Andrew RN RM DipAppSc(NursEd), BAppSc, MSc(Hons), PhD, FRCNA Senior Lecturer Head and
  2. Elizabeth J. Halcomb RN BN(Hons), GradCert IntCareNurs, PhD, MRCNA Senior Lecturer

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316490.ch12

Mixed Methods Research for Nursing and the Health Sciences

Mixed Methods Research for Nursing and the Health Sciences

How to Cite

Andrew, S. and Halcomb, E. J. (2009) Future Challenges for Mixed Methods Research in Nursing and the Health Sciences, in Mixed Methods Research for Nursing and the Health Sciences (eds S. Andrew and E. J. Halcomb), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316490.ch12

Editor Information

  1. School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Author Information

  1. School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167772

Online ISBN: 9781444316490

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Keywords:

  • mixed methods research in nursing and health sciences;
  • pragmatism - practical theoretical underpinning for mixed methods;
  • research designs and mixed methods;
  • reflexivity and mixed methods researcher;
  • mixed methodologist and mixed methods;
  • mixed methodologist - not a ‘Jack of all trades’;
  • higher degree research candidature - facilitating high-level skill development;
  • evidence-based practice;
  • paradigmatic and design issues and issues of mixed methods implementation in clinical research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Paradigmatic issues for mixed methods: moving forwards

  • Research designs and mixed methods

  • Reflexivity and the mixed methods researcher

  • The mixed methodologist

  • Research training

  • Evidence-based practice

  • Conclusion

  • References