The importance of RCTs and laboratory experimental studies for nursing: Reply to the commentary by Rolfe (2009) on Richards and Hamers (2009)
Critical realist review: exploring the real, beyond the empirical
- Political Science
This article defines the ‘critical realist review’, a literature-based methodological approach to critical analysis of health care studies (or any discipline charged with social interventions) that…
From the rhetoric to the real: A critical review of how the concepts of recovery and social inclusion may inform mental health nurse advanced level curricula - The eMenthe project.
- MedicineNurse education today
The research evidence published in high impact nursing journals between 2000 and 2006: a quantitative content analysis.
- MedicineInternational journal of nursing studies
Maintaining patient hopefulness: a critique.
- Political ScienceNursing inquiry
It is argued that hope cannot bear the claims made on its behalf and nurses are therefore advised to distance themselves from the more extravagant claims that are made regarding the concept.
Exploring the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Role within the Nurse-Patient Interaction: Making Connections to Advanced Practice Nursing Competencies
This project employs a relational feminist theoretical perspective that informs the position of the nurse in relation to a woman in a single nursepatient encounter and draws direct links between the SANE role and advanced practice nursing (APN) competencies.
Clinical Trials as Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Research
Increasing understanding nurse educators and academic of the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) in nursing could enhance nursing students’ clinical practice ability and help them to make effective and wise decisions.
An exploration of high school students’ perspectives on critical thinking and creativity in the Health Management and Social Care subject
Abstract This study explored students’ perspectives on the abilities acquired through a subject called Health Management and Social Care (HMSC), which was launched under Hong Kong’s new senior…
Improvement in critical thinking dispositions of undergraduate nursing students through problem-based learning: a crossover-experimental study.
- EducationThe Journal of nursing education
PBL learning significantly enhanced the CT dispositions of nursing students enrolled in Medical-Surgical Nursing II, using a crossover-experimental study in a course offered to nursing students in China.
Using Complementary Learning Clusters in Studying Literature to Enhance Students' Medical Humanities Literacy, Critical Thinking, and English Proficiency
- EducationPsychological reports
The results showed that complementary learning clusters have the potential to improve students’ medical humanities literacy, critical thinking skills, and English proficiency.
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It is argued in this paper that the result of real diversity is to decentralize power and strengthen the challenges to that discourse, and that the rhetoric of diversity masks a strategy for maintaining power which can only be challenged by (Lyotard's notion of) the philosopher.
The deconstructing angel: nursing, reflection and evidence-based practice.
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This paper explores Jacques Derrida's strategy of deconstruction as a way of understanding and critiquing nursing theory and practice and focuses on three critiques of reflective practice by the meta-narrative of evidence-based practice (EBP).
Evidence-based practice: a deconstruction and postmodern critique: book review article.
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Husserl, phenomenology and nursing.
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It is suggested that, while the methods used in 'phenomenological' nursing research may still have some legitimacy, they cannot achieve what they are alleged to achieve, and should be detached from the framework of Husserlian ideas and terminology which is supposed to justify them.
Review article on research discourses and their implications for nursing education
This article reopens the debate about what constitutes 'valid evidence', calls for an equal appreciation of qualitative research, and reasserts the importance of integrating complex critical theories into the sphere of clinical practice, rather than being seduced by the dominant discourse of quantitative methods.
Towards a geology of evidence-based practice--a discussion paper.
- SociologyInternational journal of nursing studies
Evidence-based practice and nursing: the new panacea?
- MedicineBritish journal of nursing
Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a method of problem solving which involves identifying the clinical problem, searching the literature, evaluating the research evidence and deciding on the…
Skilled expert practice: is it 'all in the mind'? A response to English's critique of Benner's novice to expert model.
- PsychologyJournal of advanced nursing
This response to English's critique of Benner shows how he has misread, failed to read, and consequently misunderstood her work, and, equally importantly, its philosophical basis, and attempts to clarify the fundamental differences between phenomenological and cognitive understandings.
The function of criticism.
- ArtBritish medical journal
The purpose of criticism is a disinterested endeavour to learn and or to propagate the best that is or may be known and thought in the world.
Politics, Philosophy, Culture: Interviews and Other Writings, 1977-1984
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Foreward Introduction: Foucault and the politics of Experience Lawrence D. Kritzman 1. The Minimalist Self 2. Critical Theory/Intellectual History 3. An aesthetics of Existence 4. Politics and Reason…