Nursing and the art of radical critique.

  title={Nursing and the art of radical critique.},
  author={Gary Rolfe},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  volume={28 1},
  • G. Rolfe
  • Published 2008
  • Education
  • Nurse education today

Critical realist review: exploring the real, beyond the empirical

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

Critical thinking and creativity in nursing: learners' perspectives.

  • Z. Chan
  • Education
    Nurse education today
  • 2013

The research evidence published in high impact nursing journals between 2000 and 2006: a quantitative content analysis.

  • S. Mantzoukas
  • Medicine
    International journal of nursing studies
  • 2009

Maintaining patient hopefulness: a critique.

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.

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.



Faking a difference: evidence-based nursing and the illusion of diversity.

  • G. Rolfe
  • Sociology
    Nurse education today
  • 2002
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.

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.

  • P. Griffiths
  • Psychology
    International journal of nursing studies
  • 2005

Husserl, phenomenology and nursing.

  • J. Paley
  • Philosophy
    Journal of advanced nursing
  • 1997
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.

Evidence-based practice and nursing: the new panacea?

  • S. White
  • Medicine
    British journal of nursing
  • 1997
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.

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.

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

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