A mixed method pilot study: the researchers' experiences.

@article{Secomb2011AMM,
  title={A mixed method pilot study: the researchers' experiences.},
  author={Jacinta Marie Secomb and Colleen Ryan Smith},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          31-5
        }
}
AIM This paper reports on the outcomes of a small well designed pilot study. BACKGROUND Pilot studies often disseminate limited or statistically meaningless results without adding to the body knowledge on the comparative research benefits. METHOD The design a pre-test post-test group parallel randomised control trial and inductive content analysis of focus group transcripts was tested specifically to increase outcomes in a proposed larger study. OUTCOMES Strategies are now in place to… CONTINUE READING
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