Grappling with the literature in a grounded theory study.

  title={Grappling with the literature in a grounded theory study.},
  author={Antoinette M McCallin},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  volume={15 1-2},
Student researchers often struggle to understand how to use literature in a grounded theory study where timing and knowing what to read are critical. Despite substantive theoretical documentation on this topic the reality of working through abstract ideas is more challenging. There is a fine line between not doing a literature review in the area of study and being informed so that a study is focused. In this paper a practical example will be presented illustrating how the student can integrate… CONTINUE READING