Using triangulation in nursing research.

  title={Using triangulation in nursing research.},
  author={Cecily Marion Begley},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={24 1},
Triangulation is proposed by many nurse researchers as a means of solving the quantitative/qualitative debate and integrating the two approaches. While this view is accurate, it does not take into account the possible complexity and usefulness of triangulation, nor does it fully recognize the two goals of triangulation: confirmation and completeness of data. In this paper the five types of triangulation (data, investigator, theoretical, methodological, and unit of analysis) are described and… CONTINUE READING

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