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At the Margins? Discourse Analysis and Qualitative Research
  • J. Cheek
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Qualitative health research
  • 1 October 2004
Discourse analysis is a qualitative research approach that offers the potential to challenge our thinking about aspects of the reality of health and health care practice. In this article, the authorExpand
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Postmodern and Poststructural Approaches to Nursing Research
Setting the Parameters What This Book is About and Why it is Important Situating Postmodern Thought Thinking and Researching Poststructurally Speaking Practically, Part One "Proposing" ResearchExpand
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Crushing or altering medications: what's happening in residential aged‐care facilities?
Objectives: To determine the extent to which medications are altered or crushed prior to administration to residents of aged‐care facilities, the medications involved and the methods employed.
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Healthism: A New Conservatism?
  • J. Cheek
  • Medicine
  • Qualitative health research
  • 1 July 2008
Health care is a space occupied, shaped, and colonized by a variety of players at a variety of times. Such players include health practitioners of different kinds; individuals referred to variouslyExpand
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The panopticon re-visited?: an exploration of the social and political dimensions of contemporary health care and nursing practice.
  • J. Cheek, T. Rudge
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International journal of nursing studies
  • 1 December 1994
Insights from critical and postmodern perspectives are used to explore some of the aspects of contemporary nursing practice and health care which are taken for granted. Such an exploration begins toExpand
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What's in a Number? Issues in Providing Evidence of Impact and Quality of Research(ers)
One of the challenges facing qualitative researchers in a climate in which audit culture has permeated many facets of the institutions in which they research is how to establish the impact andExpand
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The North West Adelaide Health Study: detailed methods and baseline segmentation of a cohort for selected chronic diseases
The North West Adelaide Health Study is a population-based biomedical cohort study investigating the prevalence of a number of chronic conditions and health-related risk factors along a continuum.Expand
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Physiotherapy and the shadow of prostitution: the Society of Trained Masseuses and the massage scandals of 1894.
In 1894 the Society of Trained Masseuses (STM) formed in response to massage scandals published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ). The Society's founders acted to legitimise massage, which hadExpand
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Making Room for Qualitatively-Driven Mixed-Method Research
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Policy matters: critical policy analysis and nursing.
Policy is an integral part of nursing. At the organisational level, policies are constantly developed in a seemingly endless quest to provide more effective and efficient nursing services andExpand
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