Hilary Engward

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  • Hilary Engward
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2013
Grounded theory is a systematic research approach involving the discovery of theory through data collection and analysis. In particular, the focus is on uncovering patterns in social life that individuals might or might not be aware of. This article provides a practical overview of grounded theory to guide the research process in this area. The article is(More)
The planning stage of any research project is one of the most important stages in the research process. This article offers insight into the important issues a researcher needs to consider when planning his or her research, including how to develop a research protocol, obtaining research funding, seeking academic, peer and social support, gaining research(More)
An ethically problematic clinical case is used to illustrate the potential importance of understanding clinical ethics in an interdisciplinary context. Whilst much has been written on ethics education for multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams, we argue that it is important that both healthcare professions and healthcare teams are able to look(More)
AIM A discussion of the meaning of reflexivity in research with the presentation of examples of how a model of reflexivity was used in a grounded theory research project. BACKGROUND Reflexivity requires the researcher to make transparent the decisions they make in the research process and is therefore important in developing quality in nursing research.(More)
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