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Hermeneutic Phenomenological Research: A Practical Guide for Nurse Researchers
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This chapter discusses how to start fieldwork, analyze the data, and write the results to reduce bias.
The experience of suffering: conceptual clarification and theoretical definition.
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This paper concludes with a theoretical definition of suffering derived from a critique of relevant literature and examines how it can inform theoretical discussion in two areas with import for nursing--the patient's experience of suffering and the nurses' experience of patient suffering.
Ethical Issues in the Qualitative Researcher—Participant Relationship
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Some of the controversies inherent in the researcher's dilemma when this occurs are examined, set within the context of a nursing caring theory (Swanson), and the International Council of Nurses Code of ethics for nurses, which provides guidance on global nursing practice.
How to Conduct Research
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Dr. Schulman is the Director of Stanford's master degree program, the Master of Science in Clinical Informatics Management.
Patient control and end-of-life care. Part II: The patient perspective
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This study presents a meta-analysis of smoking-related morbidity and mortality in women with breast cancer over a 12-month period and shows clear patterns of disease progression that are consistent with prior studies.
Beyond body image: the experience of breast cancer.
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Women treated for breast cancer view their bodies in ways that go beyond what is suggested by the literature on body image and breast cancer, encompassing a wide range of responses.
The significance of suffering in cancer care.
Resolution of spiritual disequilibrium by women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Self-transcendence views and behaviors evolving over time help women to restore their sense of connectedness, maintain hope for a future, and find renewed purpose and meaning in breast cancer.
RECOVERY THROUGH RECONNECTION: A CULTURAL DESIGN FOR FAMILY BEREAVEMENT IN TAIWAN
Using reanalyzed data from ethnographic research performed in Taiwan during the 1990s, the authors inspect Taiwanese cultural patterns as they affect adaptation to loss in the form of death. The data
Experience of meaning in suffering.
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The first stages of the process—from observation of the phenomenon to the list of assumptions—are sufficient to create scholarly discussion and debate that will serve to guide the later stages of inquiry.
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