Chapter 9. Mixed Methods Intervention Trials

  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. John W. Creswell PhD Professor1,
  2. Michael D. Fetters MD, MPH, MA Associate Professor Director2,
  3. Vicki L. Plano Clark PhD Research Assistant Professor1 and
  4. Alejandro Morales MA, PhD3

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316490.ch9

Mixed Methods Research for Nursing and the Health Sciences

Mixed Methods Research for Nursing and the Health Sciences

How to Cite

Creswell, J. W., Fetters, M. D., Plano Clark, V. L. and Morales, A. (2009) Mixed Methods Intervention Trials, 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.ch9

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

  2. 2

    Department of Family Medicine, Japanese Family Health Program, University of Michigan, United States of America

  3. 3

    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America

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:

  • exemplars of mixed methods research;
  • mixed methods intervention trials;
  • approach to mixing methods in health sciences;
  • mixed methods designs in primary care;
  • mixed methods designs in intervention trials;
  • framework for mixed methods intervention trials;
  • Science Citation Index (SCI) search of references;
  • qualitative data in intervention trials;
  • investigations embedding qualitative data within intervention trials;
  • before-, during- and after-trial framework

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mixed methods designs in primary care

  • Mixed methods designs in intervention trials

  • A framework for mixed methods intervention trials

  • Examples of qualitative data in intervention trials

  • Three illustrative studies

  • Discussion and implications for practice

  • References