Methodological challenges in rural and frontier nursing research.

  title={Methodological challenges in rural and frontier nursing research.},
  author={Jeri L. Bigbee and Bonnie Lind},
  journal={Applied nursing research : ANR},
  volume={20 2},
Rural/frontier nursing research poses unique methodological challenges, including definitional inconsistency, social/cultural issues, methodological/statistical concerns, and the inherent diversity among rural communities. These challenges need to be creatively addressed to enhance the rural/frontier nursing research body of knowledge.